chicken souvlaki with pita bread and garlic sauce

Chicken souvlaki with pita bread

Chicken souvlaki with pita bread or without is always a great idea especially in summer for a bbq.

The marinade is the key to get a tender chicken full of flavour.

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chicken souvlaki with pita bread and garlic sauce

Chicken souvlaki with pita bread

Recipe by Enara ParraCourse: MainCuisine: GreekDifficulty: Easy
Servings

6

servings
Prep time

2

hours 
Cooking time

15

minutes

Ingredients

  • 400 g chicken things or breast

  • 1 lemon juice

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano

  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme

  • 1 garlic clove, sliced

  • 2 bay leaves

  • Salt and pepper

  • Yogurt sauce:
  • 4 tablespoon greek yogurt

  • 1 small garlic, grated

  • 1/2 teaspoon mustard

  • 1/2 lime zest

  • 1 lime juice

  • 2-3 peppermint or mint leaves, chopped

  • To serve:
  • 5-6 pita bread

  • 1 tomato, sliced

  • 1 onion, sliced

Directions

  • Marinade: Cut the chicken into bite-size pieces and place them in a bowl. Add rest of the ingredients: lemon juice, olive oil, dried oregano and thyme, garlic, bay leaves, salt and pepper. Toos to combine. Cover tightly and refrigerate for 1 to 2 hours.
  • Yogurt sauce: Whisk all the ingredients in a small bowl.
  • Thread marinated chicken pieces through the skewers.
  • Cook the skewers on a grill pan or bbq. Cook on all sides, about 5-6 minutes in total.
  • Assembly: Spread some yogurt sauce on a pita bread, add chicken pieces and some tomato and onion slices. Enjoy!

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