Chicken Souvlaki with Tzatziki Recipe

Shaheen Ali
Chicken Souvlaki with Tzatziki Recipe
582 ratings.

A greek dish in which Chicken breasts are cut into equal pieces and marinated with Greek flavours, later skewered and cooked. Chicken Souvlaki is typically served with flatbread that are are filled with lettuce,  tomatoes, salad and wrapped with Tzatziki. Tzatziki is  a flavorful dip made with Greek yogurt and grated Cucumber, an ideal condiment for wraps and rolls.

Serve Chicken Souvlaki with Tzatziki along with Mujaddara for a weekend night dinner with your family.

If you like this recipe, you can also try other Chicken recipes such as

  1. Shish Tawook Recipe
  2. Spicy Pepper Chicken Recipe
  3. Chicken Mapas Recipe

Cuisine: Greek
Course: Dinner
Diet: High Protein Non Vegetarian
Equipments Used: Cast Iron Grill Pan
Prep in

180 M

Cooks in

15 M

Total in

195 M


2 Servings


    For marination
  • 500 grams Chicken breasts , cut into pieces
  • 2 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 4 tablespoons Lemon juice
  • 4 cloves Garlic , minced
  • 2 tablespoons Dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon Salt , or as needed
  • 1 teaspoon Black pepper powder
  • For tzatziki dip
  • 2 Cucumbers , grated and squeezed
  • 1-1/2 cups Hung Curd (Greek Yogurt)
  • 2 teaspoons White Wine vinegar , or apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Lemon juice
  • 2 cloves Garlic , minced
  • 1 tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt , as needed
  • 1/2 teaspoon Black pepper powder

How to make Chicken Souvlaki with Tzatziki Recipe

  1. To begin making the Chicken Souvlaki with Tzatziki recipe, firstly mix chicken and marinade in a bowl and keep aside to marinate for at least 3 hours to overnight.

  2. Take marinated chicken pieces and thread into 2 to 3 skewers or more.

  3. Heat some oil in a large skillet over high heat and place skewers on it for 3 minutes on each side, or until cooked. You can even BBQ it.

  4. Serve Chicken Souvlaki with tzatziki, flatbreads, lettuce/cabbage and tossed salad.

  5. The next step is to make the tzatziki dip. Peel and cut the sides of cucumber, coarsely grate it, squeeze the grated cucumber well and discard the water.

  6. Place the squeezed cucumber in a bowl and add remaining ingredients and mix well.

  7. Keep aside for at least 15 to 20 minutes for the flavours to blend. It is ready to be served.

  8. Serve Chicken Souvlaki with Tzatziki along with Mujaddara for a weekend night dinner with your family.