Greek Lemon Chicken Skewers with Tzatziki Sauce

Greek Lemon Chicken Skewers with Tzatziki Sauce

Lemon, garlic, oregano, and parsley add amazing flavor to these chicken skewers! Serve them with healthy homemade tzatziki sauce for a delicious and easy to make meal!

Greek Lemon Chicken Skewers with Tzatziki Sauce


THE RECIPE

INGREDIENTS

Greek Lemon Chicken Skewers:

  • 1 1/2 pounds chicken breast, cut into approximately 1 inch cubes
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon coriander
  • 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper

Tzatziki Sauce:

  • 1 cup peeled and diced English cucumber, about 1/2 of a cucumber
  • 1 1/2 cups plain non-fat Greek yogurt
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • 1 heaping tablespoon chopped fresh dill
  • 1/2-1 teaspoon grated garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • Black pepper to taste



INSTRUCTIONS

Greek Lemon Chicken Skewers:

  1. In a large bowl whisk together the remaining ingredients then add in the cubed chicken and toss to coat.
  2. Cover and refrigerate the chicken for 45 minutes to 3 hours.
  3. Heat the grill to medium high heat.
  4. Thread the chicken onto metal or wooden skewers, be sure to soak wooden skewers for 30 minutes.
  5. Oil the grates of the grill or grill pan and place the skewers on them.
  6. Grill the chicken for 3-4 minutes then flip it over and grill for another 3-4 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through.

Tzatziki Sauce:

  1. Peel and dice the cucumber.
  2. In a medium sized bowl combine the remaining ingredients and whisk together.
  3. Fold in the cucumber and refrigerate until ready to serve.


This recipe and image adapted from: reciperunner.com

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