Chicken Souvlaki with Tzatziki

Annabelle Breakey

Yield: Serves 6 to 8
Total:
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Recipe Time

Total: 30 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 222
  • Calories from fat: 30%
  • Protein: 33g
  • Fat: 7.4g
  • Saturated fat: 1.3g
  • Carbohydrate: 4.4g
  • Fiber: 0.1g
  • Sodium: 309mg
  • Cholesterol: 83mg

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

Preparation

  1. 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. 2. Grill chicken, turning occasionally, until grill marks appear and meat is cooked through, 10 to 12 minutes.
  3. 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.
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