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Mother's Souvlakia

Yield 4 servings (serving size: 2 skewers and 2 tablespoons tzatziki sauce)

Ingredients

  • Marinade:
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced onion
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast, cut into 32 bite-sized pieces
  • Skewers:
  • 1/2 red onion, cut into 8 (1-inch) pieces
  • 1/2 large green bell pepper, cut into 8 (1-inch) pieces
  • 8 button mushrooms
  • 8 large cherry tomatoes
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • Cooking spray
  • Tzatziki Sauce

Nutrition Information

  • calories 143
  • caloriesfromfat 31 %
  • fat 4.8 g
  • satfat 0.9 g
  • monofat 2.9 g
  • polyfat 0.5 g
  • protein 16.5 g
  • carbohydrate 8.5 g
  • fiber 1.7 g
  • cholesterol 35 mg
  • iron 1 mg
  • sodium 277 mg
  • calcium 69 mg

How to Make It

  1. To prepare marinade, combine first 6 ingredients in a large zip-top plastic bag; add chicken. Seal and marinate in refrigerator 3 hours; turn occasionally.

  2. Prepare grill.

  3. Remove chicken from bag; discard marinade. Thread 4 chicken pieces, 1 piece each red onion and bell pepper, 1 mushroom, and 1 tomato alternately onto each of 8 (10-inch) skewers. Sprinkle with salt and black pepper.

  4. Place kabobs on grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 12 minutes or until chicken is done, turning once. Serve with Tzatziki Sauce.

  5. (Totals include Tzatziki Suace.)