What are the key ingredients in a traditional Greek dinner recipe?
Greek cuisine is known for its delicious flavors and healthy ingredients. This recipe is a traditional Greek dinner that is sure to please your taste buds. Whether you are Greek or not, you will love the combination of flavors in this dish.
- 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
- 3 garlic cloves, minced
- 1 tsp dried oregano
- 1/2 tsp sea salt
- 1/2 tsp black pepper
- 1/2 cup Greek yogurt
- 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
- 2 tbsp chopped fresh dill
- 1 tbsp chopped fresh mint
- 2 tbsp lemon zest
- 1/4 tsp sea salt
- 1/4 tsp black pepper
- 1 English cucumber, peeled and diced
- 4 pita breads
- In a bowl, whisk together olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, oregano, sea salt, and black pepper. Add chicken to the bowl and toss until well coated. Cover and marinate in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes.
- In a separate bowl, mix yogurt, parsley, dill, mint, lemon zest, sea salt, and black pepper. Add cucumber and stir to combine. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use.
- Preheat grill to medium-high heat. Remove chicken from marinade and discard excess marinade. Grill chicken for about 6 minutes on each side or until cooked through. Remove from grill and let rest for a few minutes. Slice chicken into strips.
- Warm pita breads on the grill for about 1 minute on each side or until slightly toasted.
- To serve, fill each pita bread with chicken strips and yogurt sauce. Enjoy!