Mother's Souvlakia

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

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 143
  • Calories from fat: 31%
  • Fat: 4.8g
  • Saturated fat: 0.9g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 2.9g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.5g
  • Protein: 16.5g
  • Carbohydrate: 8.5g
  • Fiber: 1.7g
  • Cholesterol: 35mg
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Sodium: 277mg
  • Calcium: 69mg

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

Preparation

  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.)
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