Easy Greek Chicken Kebabs with Tzatziki Sauce Recipe
Easy marinated greek chicken kebabs with a creamy tzatziki sauce.
- 1 1/2 lbs boneless skinless chicken breasts cut into 1 1/2 inch cubes
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
- 1 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
- 2 cloves minced garlic
- 2 tsp dried oregano
- 1/2 tsp dried basil
- 1/2 tsp dried thyme
- 1/2 tsp ground coriander
- Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
- 1 medium zucchini sliced
- 1 large red onion cut into wedges
- 1 medium cucumber peeled and seeded
- 1 tsp salt
- 1 1/2 cups Greek yogurt
- 1 clove minced garlic
- 1 1/2 Tbsp lemon juice
- 2 tsp fresh dill chopped
In a large bowl, mix spices, vinegar, oil and lemon juice together. Add chicken and make sure the mixture is coating all pieces. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for one to two hours to marinate.
When ready to build your skewers preheat your grill to medium-high heat and then drizzle a little olive oil on the vegetables . Sprinkle veggies with some salt and pepper. Alternate veggies with your chicken pieces when assembling your kebobs.
When your grill is preheated brush a little olive oil over the grates, cook skewers until the chicken reaches at least 165°It should take about 8-9 minutes. Serve with tzatziki sauce and enjoy!
Slice cucumber in large pieces and pulse in a food processor until you achieve small chunks. You could alternately chop in fine pieces with a knife if you prefer. Sprinkle with a little salt and pour onto a plate covered with paper towels to soak up moisture.
In a small mixing bowl combine yogurt, lemon juice, dill and garlic. Add cucumber and store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to a week.