Chicken Souvlaki With Tzatziki Sauce

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by RagDoll90

A classic Greek dish made easy. This is so delicious and healthy. Make extra tzatziki sauce to have with a basic cucumber, tomato and red onion salad. YUM! :)

Top Review by Nif_H

Delicious! I marinated the chicken for 24 hours and it turned out great! I made half the amount of tzatziki and we still had some left over. I served the chicken with Greek pita bread and veggies. We will enjoy this again! Made for Pick A Chef for my adopted RagDoll90! Thanks! :)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Put chicken in zip-top plastic bag.
  2. In a bowl or measuring cup, add lemon juice, lemon zest, oregano, garlic,.
  3. olive oil, salt & pepper; whisk to combine.
  4. Pour marinade over chicken in bag, seal bag and shake to coat chicken.
  5. Let chicken marinate in refrigerator for 30 minutes to 2 hours, turning occasionally.
  6. While chicken is marinating, prepare tzatziki sauce.
  7. Place grated cucumber in a colander, sprinkle with salt and let drain 30 minutes.
  8. Wring out any excess water from cucumber and combine with yogurt in a bowl.
  9. Add lemon juice, garlic, dill, salt and pepper.
  10. Stir to combine, let sit for about 15 minutes to allow flavors to marry.
  11. Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat.
  12. Add chicken to hot grill pan; discard marinade.
  13. Grill chicken 4-5 minutes per side, until cooked thoroughly.
  14. Allow chicken to rest on cutting board for 5 minutes.
  15. Squeeze lemon juice over chicken before serving.
  16. Serve with Tzatziki Sauce.

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