Chicken Souvlaki with Tzatziki Sauce

2014-04-30
  • Servings : 4
  • Prep Time : 10m
  • Cook Time : 15m
  • Ready In : 25m

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Chicken souvlaki with tzatziki sauce. Marinated chicken breast cubes cooked under grill and served with delicious homemade tzatziki sauce.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons dry white wine
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 clove piece
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
  • 1/4 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 pound skinless and boneless chicken breasts,cubed
  • For Tzatziki Sauce:
  • 1 cup (250 ml) unflavored yogurt
  • 1/2 English cucumber,grated
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cloves garlic,peeled and minced
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh dillweed
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint
  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper,to taste

Method

Step 1

In a large mixing bowl,combine all ingredients. Mix well,cover and refrigerate for 1-8 hours.

Step 2

Tread marinated chicken onto skewers. Arrange on a lightly greased broiler rack.

Step 3

Place 4-inches(10 cm) from the heat. Broil under preheated boiler for 4 minutes.

Step 4

Turn and broil for 4-6 minutes longer. Serve with tzatziki sauce (recipe follows).

Step 5

Tzatziki Sauce: Line a strainer with cheesecloth. Spoon yogurt into strainer. Drain and refrigerate for 1 hour.

Step 6

In a strainer,combine cucumber and salt. Drain for 30 minutes.Pat cucumber dry.

Step 7

In the same strainer,combine drained yogurt,cucumber,garlic,dill,mint and lemon juice. Mix well and add seasoning.

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