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High Seas Chicken Souvlaki

High Seas Chicken Souvlaki

  • Prep

    20 m
  • Cook

    15 m
  • Ready In

    1 h 40 m
elchivo

elchivo

This traditional Greek dish is even easy to make in a small galley-style kitchen. Grill marinated chicken and pile it into warm pita bread with yogurt sauce, vegetables, and feta cheese.

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  • Calories:
  • 688 kcal
  • 34%
  • Fat:
  • 31 g
  • 48%
  • Carbs:
  • 70.1g
  • 23%
  • Protein:
  • 31.9 g
  • 64%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 77 mg
  • 26%
  • Sodium:
  • 1138 mg
  • 46%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. Soak the bamboo skewers in water for 30 to 40 minutes.
  2. Place shredded cucumber in a fine mesh sieve and press out excess liquid; allow to drain for 15 minutes.
  3. Combine yogurt, 2 cloves minced garlic, shredded cucumber, dill, salt, and pepper in a small bowl. Set aside in the refrigerator to chill.
  4. Place chicken in a bowl and add the oregano, 2 cloves minced garlic, lemon juice, 2 tablespoons olive oil, salt, and pepper in a large bowl; stir thoroughly and set aside in the refrigerator to chill for 20 minutes.
  5. Preheat an outdoor grill for medium-high heat and lightly oil the grate.
  6. Combine tomatoes, diced cucumber, onion, 2 tablespoons olive oil, salt, and pepper in a bowl. Toss to combine.
  7. Skewer the marinated chicken.
  8. Grill the chicken skewers, squeezing with juice from 1/2 a lemon while cooking, until browned and no longer pink inside, about 5 minutes on each side.
  9. Heat the pita bread on the grill until warmed through, 1 to 2 minutes on each side. Top each heated pita bread round with chicken from 1 skewer, 1 to 2 spoonfuls of yogurt sauce, and tomato salad. Top with feta cheese slices.
  10. All done! Now take a photo, rate it, and share your accomplishments!
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mauigirl
3

mauigirl

7/1/2012

Very good! Thanks for sharing! Reviewed First Faceless frenzy Western Division 2012

Delaine
2

Delaine

6/28/2013

This is so delicious!! I wouldn't change a thing.

jolley900
1

jolley900

7/14/2013

My husband wouldn't stop talking about how much he liked this recipe. It is very good! a lot of steps and a tad time consuming to make but the components can be made in advance to make dinner time prep faster. will for sure be making again.

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