Chicken Souvlaki with Ripe Olive Tzatziki Sauce

  • Yield: 4 servings
  • Prep: 15 minutes
  • Cook: 8 minutes


1cup cucumber, peeled, grated
1 (6 oz)can California, black ripe olives, sliced
1cup plain Greek yogurt
2tablespoons lemon juice
1/2teaspoon salt
1clove garlic
1/4cup lemon juice
1tablespoon olive oil
1teaspoon salt
1teaspoon oregano
4cloves garlic, minced
1pound boneless chicken breasts, cut into 1 inch pieces
2medium zucchini, cut into 1/2 inch slices
2medium ripe tomatoes, sliced
4 pita breads


  1. Olive Tzatziki Sauce: In a medium bowl combine cucumber, olives, yogurt,  lemon juice, garlic and salt, stirring well. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use.
  2. Souvlaki: In a large bowl combine lemon juice, olive oil, salt, oregano and garlic. Add chicken; stir to coat well. Cover, refrigerate for at least 30 minutes to allow flavors to meld.
  3. Remove chicken from marinade. Thread the chicken and zucchini onto skewers.
  4. Preheat the grill, place skewers on hot grill; cook until done, approximately 8 minutes.
  5. Place 2 skewers on each plate. Serve with Olive Tzatziki sauce, sliced tomatoes and warm pita bread