Greek Chicken w/ Tzatziki Sauce

 

Greek Chicken with Tzatziki Sauce

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SERVINGS 8

Ingredients
 

  • 2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 Tbs garlic minced
  • 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 Tbs red wine vinegar
  • 1 Tbs dried oregano

Tzatziki Sauce

  • 1 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 English cucumber finely diced
  • 1 Tbs minced garlic adjust to garlic preference
  • 1/2 Tbs dill weed or 1 Tbs fresh dill chopped fine
  • 1 1/2 tsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Bowl

  • 4 cups romaine lettuce
  • 1 1/2 pounds cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1/2 cup sliced cucumbers
  • 1/2 cup red onion slices

Instructions

  • In a large plastic zip bag, combine olive oil, garlic, lemon juice, red wine vinegar, oregano, greek yogurts and salt and pepper. Massage to mix.
  • Add chicken into the bag.
  • Massage to make sure chicken is full covered and marinate for at least 20 minutes, up to 12 hours.
  • Drain the chicken from the marinade, discarding the marinade.
  • In a skillet, heat some olive oil over medium-high heat.
  • Add chicken when it is hot, and cook, flipping part way through. Cook approximately 3-4 minutes per side. Cooking time depends on thickness and size of the chicken. Cook until internal temp is 165 degrees.
  • Remove from pan, and let cool.
  • Once cool, cut into bite sized pieces. Just make sure you let it cool, or all the juice will run out.
  • Make tzatziki sauce by combining the Greek yogurt, cucumber, garlic, dill weed, lemon juice, lemon zest in a small bowl; season with salt and pepper.
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