Easy Greek Chicken Recipes
These easy weeknight chicken recipes bring the flavors and ingredients of Greek cuisine right to your dinner table.
Greek Isle Chicken
This simple chicken dish is packed with flavor from olives, tomatoes, oregano and Greek seasoning. Before it goes into the oven, the prep time is only 10 minutes.
Recipe: Greek Isle Chicken
Easy Greek Chicken Casserole
Assemble an easy one-pot meal with chicken, potatoes, tomatoes, and green beans. Add Greek flavor with feta cheese and chopped olives.
Recipe: Easy Greek Chicken Casserole
Greek Salad Bowl
Make a super-simple Greek salad for a hearty summer supper. No cooking involved if you use chopped rotisserie chicken.
Recipe: Greek Salad Bowl
Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Melanie Clark
Skillet Chicken Souvlaki
A traditional chicken souvlaki dish features chunks of chicken that are marinated and grilled on skewers. In this easy version, you cook the chicken in a skillet and serve on top of pita bread with yogurt sauce, feta and olives.
Recipe: Skillet Chicken Souvlaki
Quick Avgolemono, Orzo, and Chicken Soup
Avgolemono is a tangy Greek soup that combines chicken broth, eggs, and lemon juice and rice. This easy version features orzo instead of rice and can be ready in 35 minutes.
Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Melanie J. Clarke
Greek Chicken and Barley Salad
Create a colorful and hearty main-dish salad with chicken, barley, fresh veggies, olives and feta. Pull all the flavors together by tossing ingredients in a tangy herbed dressing.
Recipe: Greek Chicken and Barley Salad
Chicken Pitas With Yogurt-Dill Sauce
Make a meal in a pita in 25 minutes using seasoned chicken, lettuce, fresh herbs, tomato and crumbled feta. Top it off with a tangy yogurt sauce flavored with fresh dill.
Chicken Souvlaki with Tzatziki Sauce
This grilled chicken dish features the fresh-tasting combination of lemon juice, garlic, and olive oil that is so prevalent in Greek cuisine. The sauce that's served with the chicken is a traditional Greek yogurt-based sauce flavored with lemon, garlic, and crisp cucumbers.
Photo: Lee Harrelson; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross
Herbed Greek Chicken Salad
Instead of an olive oil vinaigrette, this main-dish salad is topped with a dressing of yogurt and sesame seed paste which helps to accentuate the flavors of the fresh veggies, olives, and feta cheese.
Recipe: Herbed Greek Chicken Salad
Oregano is one of the quintessential herbs used in Greek recipes, and here it's used, along with olive oil and lemon juice, in a marinade for broiled chicken thighs.
Recipe: Chicken Oreganata
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