Chicken Souvlaki with Tzatziki

Chicken Souvlaki with TzatzikiRecipe
Annabelle Breakey
Serves 6 to 8


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2 pounds boned, skinned chicken breasts, cut into 1 1/2-in. cubes
1/4 cup olive oil
1/4 cup dry white wine
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 teaspoons chopped fresh oregano leaves
4 garlic cloves (2 crushed, 2 minced)
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper, divided
1/2 English cucumber, coarsely shredded
14 ounces nonfat Greek yogurt
2 teaspoons distilled white vinegar


Total: 30 Minutes

1. Heat grill to high (450° to 550°). Mix chicken, oil, wine, lemon juice, oregano, crushed garlic cloves, salt, and 1/4 tsp. pepper in a bowl. Thread chicken onto 8 metal skewers.

2. Grill chicken, turning occasionally, until grill marks appear and meat is cooked through, 10 to 12 minutes.

3. Put cucumber in a kitchen towel and wring out any excess liquid. Transfer to a medium bowl. Add yogurt, minced garlic, remaining 1/4 tsp. pepper, and the vinegar and mix until combined. Serve with chicken and warm pita bread.

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Created date

June 2011

Nutritional Information

Calories 222
Caloriesfromfat 30 %
Protein 33 g
Fat 7.4 g
Satfat 1.3 g
Carbohydrate 4.4 g
Fiber 0.1 g
Sodium 309 mg
Cholesterol 83 mg