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Greek Chicken Souvlaki and Tzatziki Sauce

Greek Chicken Souvlaki and Tzatziki Sauce

Submitted By: Phyllis Morales

Location: Lakewood Ranch, FL, 34202
Recipe Name: Greek Chicken Souvlaki and Tzatziki Sauce
Recipe Information:

A delicious traditional Greek dish


4 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 1/2 teaspoons dried greek oregano
½ cup olive oil
1/2 teaspoon salt & pepper
6 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast,
cut into 1-inch cube pieces

Tzatziki Sauce:
1/2 cup euro cucumber, peeled, seeded, and shredded
1/2 cup plain greek yogurt
1/4 teaspoon salt & pepper
4 garlic clove, minced
1 tablespoon of olive oil
1 teaspoon white vinegar
½ cup of chopped fresh dill

Recipe Instructions:

To prepare souvlaki, combine all ingredients in a zip-top plastic bag; seal and shake to combine and coat. Marinate chicken in refrigerator for 30 minutes. Remove chicken from bag; discard marinade. Thread the chicken onto skewers. You can add cherry tomatoes, sliced onions and peppers alternating between chicken cubes for additional flavor.
Place skewers onto grill and cook til chicken is tender.
To prepare tzatziki sauce, combine all ingredients and stir well. Serve the tzatziki sauce with souvlaki. Along with pitas that have been drizzled with olive oil and grilled for a minute on each side.

Recipe Summary:


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