Healthy Chicken Souvlaki

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This tasty recipe from Tracy, our dietitian, is packed with protein and flavor to take the usual healthy chicken breast from everyday to exciting! Serve with a side salad and steamed veggies for a great family dinner.

Ingredients

Chicken

  • 1 1/2 lbs of skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/4 cup Olive Oil
  • 2 TBS lemon juice
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1 tsp dried Oregano
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • * we use the non-breaded chicken tenders and they turn out awesome

Tzatziki Sauce

  • 1 (6 ounce) container plain Greek-style yogurt
  • 1/2 cucumber – peeled, seeded, and grated
  • 1 TBS Olive Oil
  • 2 tsp white vinegar
  • 1 clove of garlic, minced
  • 1 pinch salt
  • Optional: fresh dill to taste

Directions

Chicken

Combine all marinade ingredients in large freezer bag, add chicken and coat well. Marinate for at least 2 hours and then grill.
Discard marinade.

Tzatziki Sauce

Mix all ingredients and refrigerate for 1 to 2 hours for flavors to blend.

Source: Manuela Bodner