Chicken Souvlaki

Chicken Souvlaki

I have this recipe in my repertoire, it’s one of my go-to’s, and I love it, it has sauces, salads and deliciously marinated grilled chicken. Plus, pitas to sop up all of the yummy juices. A perfectly easy mid week meal.

Chicken Souvlaki Chicken Souvlaki

Chicken Souvlaki

2 1/2 teaspoons red wine vinegar
lemon juice from half a lemon
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into pieces, place on skewers
2 tomatoes, cut into wedges
1/2 small red onion, thinly sliced
3/4 cup crumbled Feta
1/4 cup kalamata olives, pitted
1 1/2 teaspoons dried oregano
1 1/2 teaspoons fresh thyme
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/2 cup plain yogurt or prepared tzatziki sauce
1 small cucumber, diced
1 1/2 tablespoons minced fresh dill
Pitas to serve

Heat grill or grill pan.
In a measuring cup, combine the oregano, thyme, pepper, the vinegar, and the lemon juice. Slowly add oil, whisking constantly until incorporated.
Place chicken in a bowl or ziplock bag and add half of the vinaigrette, toss, and set aside.
In a medium bowl, combine the tomatoes, lettuce, onion, feta, and olives.
Pour the other half of the vinaigrette over the tomato mixture, toss, and set aside.
Grill the chicken skewers.
Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the yogurt or tzatziki sauce, cucumber, dill.
Spread the bread with the tzatziki sauce and top with chicken and tomato salad.

Inspired by: Real Simple

Chicken Souvlaki Chicken Souvlaki Chicken Souvlaki


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