Greek Chicken Souvlaki Recipe

Hot Zesty Greek Chicken Souvlaki Recipe with Tzatziki Sauce! #lowcarb #glutenfree #healthyHot zesty Greek Chicken Souvlaki Recipe with creamy Tzatziki Sauce for dipping!

Greek Chicken Souvlaki Recipe with Tzatziki Sauce! #lowcarb #glutenfree #healthy
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Depending on where you live, you have probably dusted off your grill for the season. If not, maybe today’s recipe will inspire you to do so!

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Meat on a stick is a definite favorite at our house through the spring and summer months. I could grill chicken or steak and everyone would be satisfied. Yet for some reason, when I cut the protein up into little chunks and slide them onto skewers, they suddenly seem more exciting. Add a dipping sauce and I’ve got a meal my kids will beg for!

Zesty Greek Chicken Souvlaki Recipe with Tzatziki Sauce! #lowcarb #glutenfree #healthy

I have always loved traditional greek souvlaki. For those not familiar with the term, I’m speaking of simple meat-heavy greek kebabs, served in Greece as a fast-food lunch or dinner.

Pita bread is often served with the kebabs, so you have the option to slide them off the stick and make a sandwich.

However, I like to enjoy my Greek Chicken Souvlaki Recipe with a side of yogurt Tzatziki for dipping, and a big greek salad. That way, it’s a low carb veggie-packed dinner.

Light Greek Chicken Souvlaki Recipe with Tzatziki Sauce! #lowcarb #glutenfree #healthy

Today’s Greek Chicken Souvlaki Recipe is so simple to make. Even a souvlaki novice can achieve winning results with just a few quick tips.

Tips for Making a Greek Chicken Souvlaki Recipe

When grilling kebabs on wooden or bamboo skewers, always soak the sticks for at least 30 minutes in water. Otherwise they will burn to ash on the hot grill.

Making Greek Chicken Souvlaki Recipe with Tzatziki Sauce! #lowcarb #glutenfree #healthy

Let the chicken marinate for 20-30 minutes as well, so the flavors soak in and the lemon juice tenderizes the chicken.

Adding extra lemon slices to the skewers, not only makes them look pretty, it helps keep the chicken extra moist on the grill.

How to Make Zesty Greek Chicken Souvlaki Recipe with Tzatziki Sauce! #lowcarb #glutenfree #healthy

Grill over medium heat. If you don’t happen to have a grill, a good grill pan will do the trick!

Finally, prepare a light creamy Tzatziki Sauce for dipping, using low fat yogurt, cucumber, lemon, and fresh dill.

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Tzatziki Sauce! #lowcarb #glutenfree #healthy

Try serving this Greek Chicken Souvlaki Recipe with…

My Big Fat Greek Salad

Greek Cucumber Salad

Greek Shrimp Pasta

Grilled Greek Pizza

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4 comments on “Greek Chicken Souvlaki Recipe

  1. Mara Lichtyposted May 12, 2017 at 11:40 am Reply

    Summer BBQ-ing is the best!

  2. Heather Christoposted May 12, 2017 at 6:16 pm Reply

    We eat souvlaki all summer long and this recipe looks great!

  3. Mimiposted May 13, 2017 at 9:47 am Reply

    Wow.  The lemons look so pretty with the skewered chicken!  A fabulous recipe, and beautiful pics!

  4. Alexandra Smithposted May 14, 2017 at 2:51 pm Reply

    I live in an apartment and don’t have a grill. Can I broil the butterflied pork loin?