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Chicken Souvlaki with Tzatziki

Annabelle Breakey
Total time 30 mins
Yield Serves 6 to 8

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  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.

  4. Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.