CHICKEN SOUVLAKI SKEWERS WITH TZATZIKI

 

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Ingredients

  • boneless skinless chicken breast, cut into thin strips (4 strips per breast)
  • 2 tbsp oregano,
  • 1-2 cloves crushed garlic,
  • 1/4 c white wine vinegar
  • 1 tpsp olive oil
  • sliced tomato
  • cucumber
  • red onion
  • feta
  • 1/2 cucumber
  • 1/2 C sour cream
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 t powdered garlic
  • warm pita triangles

Directions

  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breast, cut into thin strips (4 strips per breast)
  • combine 2 tbsp oregano, 1-2 cloves crushed garlic, 1/4 c white wine vinegar and 1 tpsp olive oil
  • marinate chicken overnight or 4-6 hours and make tziki sauce (recipe below) so the flavors can combine
  • remove chicken from marinade
  • skewer with wooden or metal skewers (wooden will need soaked in water)
  • bake at 300 degrees for 20 minutes or until cooked through
  • remove and set aside
  • serving ideas: with sliced tomato, cucumber, red onion, feta and warm pita triangles (recipe below)
  • Tzatziki Sauce (cucumber sauce)
  • peel, seed and grate 1/2 cucumber (English cucumber works best) into a bowl
  • add 1/2 C sour cream (light or full fat since you don't use that much, fat free is gross)
  • add 1 tsp salt, 1 t powdered garlic
  • stir to combine and chill
  • Warm pita chips
  • slice whole pita into six triangles
  • spray with olive oil mister to lightly coat
  • lightly sprinkle salt and garlic powder over triangles
  • cook at 300 degrees for 10-15 minutes (idea: put them in half way through the chicken cooking time)
  • remove and serve warm

Notes

This is one of those recipes that sounds difficult but is so easy to do. It's excellent as an appetizer if you are throwing a party or as a meal!

Categories: Mediterranean  Oven 

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