Homemade Tzatziki with Greek Lemon Garlic Chicken Salad

Homemade Tzatziki with Greek Lemon Garlic Chicken Salad

Greek Lemon Garlic Chicken Salad + Homemade Tzatziki 🙌
Makes 3-4 servings
2 (about 1 pound) large skinless boneless chicken breasts, halved to make four filets
2 Tbsp olive oil
¼ cup lemon juice (juice of 1 lemon)
2 fresh garlic cloves, minced
2 Tbsp dried oregano
1 tsp sea salt + pepper
1 large English cucumber (or 10 baby cucumbers), halved lengthways and sliced
8 oz cherry tomatoes, cut into halves
1 yellow bell pepper, deseeded and sliced
½ red onion, sliced thin
4 oz Feta cheese, cubed
½ cup pitted Kalamata olives
small bunch of fresh dill, chopped
For The Tazatziki sauce:
1 cup plain Greek yogurt
1 Tbsp olive oil
1 baby cucumber, deseeded and grated
1 clove of garlic, minced
1 Tbsp lemon juice
small bunch of fresh dill, chopped
salt and pepper to taste
In a medium bowl, make the chicken marinade: Whisk together olive oil, lemon juice, minced garlic, oregano, salt and pepper.
Add the chicken to the marinade and evenly coat; cover and allow to marinade for 30 minutes or overnight in the refrigerator.
While chicken is marinating, prepare the yoghurt sauce: combine all the Tzatziki sauce ingredients in a bowl and mix well. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.
In a large bowl, add cucumber, tomatoes, pepper, olives, onion, cheese and dill. Stir well to combine then arrange the salad on a large platter or 4 small bowls.
Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Remove the chicken from the marinade and add to the pan. Cook for about 5-6
minutes each side, or until the chicken is tender and cooked through.
Remove chicken from the pan; allow to rest for 5 minutes. Slice thickly and add it to the salad.
Serve the salad with the Tzatziki sauce.

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Get ready to transport your taste buds to the sunny shores of Greece with this delicious Greek Lemon Garlic Chicken Salad + Homemade Tzatziki recipe! This dish is packed full of Mediterranean flavors that will leave you feeling refreshed and satisfied.

To start, you’ll need some juicy chicken breasts that have been marinated in a mouthwatering mixture of olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, oregano, salt, and pepper. This marinade is the key to infusing the chicken with all those delicious flavors that will make your taste buds sing.

While the chicken is marinating, whip up a batch of homemade Tzatziki sauce that will take your salad to the next level. This creamy and tangy sauce is made with Greek yogurt, olive oil, cucumber, garlic, lemon juice, and fresh dill. It’s the perfect accompaniment to the zesty flavors of the chicken and veggies.

Speaking of veggies, this salad is loaded with refreshing cucumbers, juicy tomatoes, crunchy bell pepper, tangy Feta cheese, briny Kalamata olives, and fragrant dill. It’s a riot of colors and flavors that will make your mouth water just looking at it.

Once the chicken is done marinating, simply cook it up in a skillet until it’s tender and juicy. Slice it up and serve it on top of the vibrant salad for a meal that’s as beautiful as it is delicious.

So whether you’re dreaming of a vacation in Greece or just looking for a fresh and healthy meal to enjoy, this Greek Lemon Garlic Chicken Salad is sure to hit the spot. Serve it up with a dollop of that creamy Tzatziki sauce and get ready to be transported to the Mediterranean with every bite. Opa! 🇬🇷🥗

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