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Grilled Greek Chicken with Tzatziki Sauce

Grilled Greek Chicken with Tzatziki Sauce

This easy chicken main is like a Greek gyro minus the pita. Serve with an easy Greek salad of chopped cucumbers, tomatoes, feta, and Kalamata olives dressed with lemon juice and olive oil for a complete meal.

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Ingredients

For the tzatziki sauce

  • 16 Ounces plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 cucumber, seeded and diced
  • 1/2 red onion, diced
  • 1/4 Cup dill, chopped
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Salt, to taste

For the chicken

  • 4 small to medium-sized boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • Olive oil, for coating the chicken
  • 2 Tablespoons dried oregano
  • 2 Tablespoons dried basil
  • Zest of 2 lemons
  • Salt, to taste

Directions

For the tzatziki sauce

In a bowl, mix together the yogurt, cucumber, red onion, dill, and lemon juice. Season with salt, to taste.

For the chicken

Preheat a gas grill or cast-iron grill pan on medium-high heat.

Coat the chicken with olive oil, oregano, basil, and lemon zest. Season with salt, to taste. Grill until grill marks appear and the internal temperature is 165 degrees, about 6-8 minutes per side. Serve with the tzatziki sauce on the side.

Nutritional Facts
Servings4
Calories Per Serving529
Total Fat21g32%
Sugar7gN/A
Saturated6g32%
Cholesterol214mg71%
Protein71g100%
Carbs15g5%
Vitamin A28µg3%
Vitamin B120.6µg9.5%
Vitamin B62mg100%
Vitamin C27mg45%
Vitamin D3IU1%
Vitamin E3mg16%
Vitamin K54µg67%
Calcium189mg19%
Fiber4g14%
Folate (food)49µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)49µg12%
Iron4mg20%
Magnesium107mg27%
Monounsaturated7gN/A
Niacin (B3)26mg100%
Phosphorus617mg88%
Polyunsaturated2gN/A
Potassium1172mg33%
Riboflavin (B2)0.5mg32.3%
Sodium1236mg52%
Thiamin (B1)0.3mg20.5%
Zinc2mg15%