Friday, July 8, 2011

Chicken Souvlaki

Chicken tenders (marinated)
1-2 medium zucchini
1 onion sliced
1 tomato sliced
Tzatziki sauce (recipe to follow)
Pita pockets

Marinate for every pound of chicken:

1/4 cup lemon juice
1/4 cup olive oil
1 tsp of oregano
1/2 tsp of ground cumin
2-3 cloves of garlic grated
salt and pepper to taste
Allow meat to marinate for 4-8 hours before grilling.

Grill 1/4 inch slices of zucchini that is salt and peppered.  Grill the chicken tenders next until they are fully cooked through. Gather all the other condiments and make your Tzatziki sauce.  Assemble your pita with all the ingredients and enjoy.
Tzatziki Sauce
  • 8oz of Greek style plain yogurt or regular plain yogurt that you have strained with a paper towel in a colander to allow all the liquid to drip out.  
  • 1/2 a English Cucumber diced finely
  • 1 Tbs of olive oil
  • 1 Tbs of fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tsp of fresh dill minced
  • 1 tsp of fresh mint mince
  • 1-2 garlic cloves grated
  • salt to taste.
  • Mix well and allow to chill in fridge for 1-2 hours before serving.   Enjoy.

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