Chicken Souvlaki With Tzatziki Sauce

Total Time
50mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 30 mins

A classic Greek dish made easy. This is so delicious and healthy. Make extra tzatziki sauce to have with a basic cucumber, tomato and red onion salad. YUM! :)

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Put chicken in zip-top plastic bag.
  2. In a bowl or measuring cup, add lemon juice, lemon zest, oregano, garlic,.
  3. olive oil, salt & pepper; whisk to combine.
  4. Pour marinade over chicken in bag, seal bag and shake to coat chicken.
  5. Let chicken marinate in refrigerator for 30 minutes to 2 hours, turning occasionally.
  6. While chicken is marinating, prepare tzatziki sauce.
  7. Place grated cucumber in a colander, sprinkle with salt and let drain 30 minutes.
  8. Wring out any excess water from cucumber and combine with yogurt in a bowl.
  9. Add lemon juice, garlic, dill, salt and pepper.
  10. Stir to combine, let sit for about 15 minutes to allow flavors to marry.
  11. Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat.
  12. Add chicken to hot grill pan; discard marinade.
  13. Grill chicken 4-5 minutes per side, until cooked thoroughly.
  14. Allow chicken to rest on cutting board for 5 minutes.
  15. Squeeze lemon juice over chicken before serving.
  16. Serve with Tzatziki Sauce.
Most Helpful

5 5

Delicious! I marinated the chicken for 24 hours and it turned out great! I made half the amount of tzatziki and we still had some left over. I served the chicken with Greek pita bread and veggies. We will enjoy this again! Made for Pick A Chef for my adopted RagDoll90! Thanks! :)

4 5

Really good, really easy. I used bone-in chicken thighs and roasted them in the oven then ran under the broiler. So the recipe is versatile as well. The tzatziki sauce makes the meal, though.

5 5

This was excellent and oh, so easy! I had some cucumbers that my husband brought home from work so I went searching for other things to use them in besides salad. The chicken is all gone, but I've got a lot of sauce left. Will use it for dinner tomorrow night with gyro meat, lettuce, tomatoes and feta. Thanks RagDoll for posting this recipe.