Chicken Kabobs with Tzatziki

Chicken Kebabs with Tzatziki

Course: Main Course
Keyword: chicken

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs boneless-skinless chicken breast
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 3 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 2 Tbsp dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp dried basil
  • 1/2 tsp dried thyme
  • 1/2 tsp dried coriander
  • 2 large bell peppers diced
  • 3 zucchini sliced
  • 1 red onion sliced

Tzatziki Sauce

  • 1 medium cucumber peeled and seeded, chopped into small pieces
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 cup Plain Greek Yogurt
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 1 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp chopped parsley
  • 1 Tbsp chopped fresh dill

Instructions

  • Prepare the marinade (1/4 cup olive oil, lemon juice, vinegar,
  • garlic, oregano, basil, thyme, coriander and season with salt
    and pepper to taste). Let chicken soak in the marinade for about 2 hours.
  • Cut the chicken into pieces for the kebobs.
  • Toss the veggies in 2 T olive oil
  • Soak wooden skewers in water for 30 minutes
  • Preheat grill to medium-high heat
  • Thread the chicken pieces, peppers, zucchini and onions on the skewers
  • Cook skewers for 7-9 minutes, until chicken is 165 degrees in the center (turn after about 4 minutes)

Prepare the tzatizki sauce

  • Place chopped cucumber in a strainer and sprinkle with salt
  • (lightly) let sit at room temperature for 30 minutes
  • Squeeze cucumbers in a paper towel to drain the excess water
  • then place in a food processor and pulse to chop fine
  • Pour cucumbers into a mixing bowl add Greek yogurt, garlic,
    lemon juice, olive oil, parsley, and dill and season with salt and
    pepper to taste. Wisk all ingredients
  • Use over chicken kebabs and ENJOY!

Notes

Serving size is 1 kebab, makes 4-5 servings. Nutrition Information: Meal Plan Blocks: 1 serving with no sauce: 372 calories, 36 grams protein, 9 grams carbs, 20 grams fat Sauce: 59 calories, 5 grams of protein, 3 grams of carbs, 2 grams of fat