Chicken Kebab with Tzatziki & Pita

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Makes:
  • 6 servings
  • 12 servings
Prep Time:
30 minutes 35 minutes
Cooking Time:
20 minutes 20 minutes
A great summertime chicken recipe topped with cool, creamy tzatziki sauce. Preparation is required 2-3 hours ahead of time but well worth the extra wait time. Choose this recipe for those needing high-protein, low-fiber choices.

Directions

Tzatziki Sauce:

1.Clean and grate cucumbers. Be sure to remove seeds and peel of cucumber if on a low-fiber diet.

2.Strain juice and place in medium bowl.

3.Add yogurt to bowl and mix cucumbers, garlic, salt and olive oil together.

4.Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes.

Chicken and Pita:

1.Combine 1/4 cup olive oil, lemon juice, 1 tsp oregano and 1/2 tsp sea salt in a large bowl.

2.Add chicken, mix with the marinade and cover the bowl.

3.Marinate in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours.

4.Skewer chicken evenly on 6 wooden skewers. Preheat grill, place pitas on grill for 2 minutes on each side until slightly browned.

5.Remove from grill and set aside.

6.Cook the skewers on the preheated grill, turning frequently until nicely browned on all sides, about 10 minutes per side.

7.Serve with grilled pita and topped with tzatziki sauce.

Tzatziki Sauce:

1.Clean and grate cucumbers. Be sure to remove seeds and peel of cucumber if on a low-fiber diet.

2.Strain juice and place in medium bowl.

3.Add yogurt to bowl and mix cucumbers, garlic, salt and olive oil together.

4.Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes.

Chicken and Pita:

1.Combine 1/2 cup olive oil, lemon juice, 2 tsp oregano and 1 tsp sea salt in a large bowl.

2.Add chicken, mix with the marinade and cover the bowl.

3.Marinate in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours.

4.Skewer chicken evenly on 12 wooden skewers. Preheat grill, place pitas on grill for 2 minutes on each side until slightly browned.

5.Remove from grill and set aside.

6.Cook the skewers on the preheated grill, turning frequently until nicely browned on all sides, about 10 minutes per side.

7.Serve with grilled pita and topped with tzatziki sauce.

Nutritional Data (per serving)

441 calories

13.8 gram(s) fat

3 gram(s) saturated fat

67 mg cholesterol

44.7 gram(s) carbohydrate

3 gram(s) dietary fiber

34.9 gram(s) protein