Grilled Chicken & Orzo Salad with Cotton Candy Grapes


By Lori Taylor

Cotton Candy Grapes

Looking for a sweet treat?!  Try Cotton Candy Grapes! Cotton Candy Grapes are known for the similar flavor they share with cotton candy.  As you bite into the grape, a burst of sweetness is followed by a juicy flavor. It’s shocking how similar the flavor is to cotton candy! These grapes are not genetically modified but instead go through a hand-picked pollination process that crosses wild grape species.

Produce Moms Tip: For a cold, sweet treat try freezing Cotton Candy Grapes.

Grilled Chicken & Orzo Salad with Cotton Candy Grapes

Cotton Candy Grapes go well by themselves, but try them in this zesty salad recipe adapted from  It’s light yet filling. Even kids can’t resist it because of the Cotton Candy Grapes.

Grilled Chicken, Grape, & Orzo Salad

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Course: Salads
Cuisine: Kid-Friendly, Pasta


  • 6 oz Cotton Candy Grapes
  • 6 oz Red Muscato grapes
  • 1/2 cup bleu cheese crumbled
  • 1/2 tsp rainbow peppercorn ground
  • olive oil as needed
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • orzo rice


  • Prepare BBQ grill. Season chicken with salt & pepper.
  • Cook chicken over medium hot coals, turning often. Let cool.
  • Boil orzo until al dente. Toss with olive oil & cheese and let cool.
  • Slice chicken on the bias. Toss remaining ingredients together & season to taste

Make sure to add Cotton Candy Grapes to this week’s grocery list and give Grilled Chicken, Grape, & Orzo Salad a try!

Grilled Chicken and Orzo Salad with Cotton Candy Grapes

Lori Taylor

Author: Lori Taylor

Lori Taylor is the Founder & CEO of The Produce Moms. For ten years she sold fresh produce to over 300 grocery stores throughout the United States, and today she is fully focused on working with the produce supply chain, media, and government to increase fresh produce access & consumption in the US and around the globe. Connect with Lori on LinkedIn.

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