Greek Chicken with Tzatziki sauce

Pollo al estilo griego con salsa Tzatziki
If you like to innovate with food from other countries and cultures, do not hesitate to prepare these recipes, different variations of chicken Greek style with Tzatziki sauce, a classic in the food of this area of the Mediterranean. The sauce is prepared with Greek yogurt, as it could not be otherwise. The result? A delicious dish you can't miss!

Greek Chicken with Tzatziki sauce: option 1

Perhaps think international food is complicated because you don't know it or the names of the dishes seem difficult to read or say. However, this recipe is simple and fast. In a short time you will have a menu directly brought from Greece. You'll love it.

Ingredients needed:

For the Tzatziki sauce:

  • ½ cucumber
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • the juice of half a lemon
  • 1 teaspoon chopped cilantro
  • ½ teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1 teaspoon chopped Mint

For the chicken cuk:

  • 1 teaspoon minced parsley
  • 1 chicken breast
  • Olive oil quantity required
  • The juice of half a lemon
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon of cumin

To serve:

  • Tomatoes
  • Files
  • Pita bread


  • 1-grate the cucumber and put in a colander with a little salt, for 20 minutes, to release the liquid
  • 2-cut the chicken breast into strips and mix with olive oil, lemon juice, parsley and oregano.
  • 3 -Salpimenta and cover with plastic wrap so it marine for 15 minutes
  • 4 - in a container prepared sauce with the already drained cucumber, yogurt, lemon juice, mint, crushed garlic, coriander and cumin
  • 5-Dora simmering with too little oil until browned marinated chicken
  • 6 - put a tablespoon of chicken on each bread pita and then pour over a little of the sauce
  • 7 -finishes the dish with tomatoes and limes cut in slices

Greek Chicken with Tzatziki sauce: option 2

It is similar to the previous but salsa is faster and more basic. Also take Greek yogurt so the flavours of the island of Mykonos and Athens will be the authentic!

You need (2 parts):

  • 2 Pita breads
  • 1 chicken breast fillet
  • 1 jar of Greek yogurt
  • 1 piece of cucumber
  • 1 handful of Arugula
  • ½ clove garlic
  • Salt and pepper

How is it made?

  • 1-first prepared the sauce. So mix in a bowl the yogurt, cucumber cut into chunks and grated garlic. Salpimenta and reserve.
  • 2-Salpimenta the chicken breast and make it to the plate. Cut into small pieces.
  • 3-tuesta pita bread and fill with a spoonful of chicken, a bit of Arugula and finally the Tzatziki sauce.
  • 4served hot.

Greek Chicken with Tzatziki sauce: option 3

Here's another version (did you noticed the number of versions for a traditional recipe?) this typical food of Greece. Missing only the whitewashed houses with blue roofs and it will look like you're in this beautiful country.

Precise for two portions:

pan pita pollo

For the Tzatziki sauce:

  • 1 jar of Greek yogurt
  • 1 cucumber
  • 2 sprigs of mint
  • The juice of half a lemon
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 100 g of goat's cheese

For fajitas:

  • 4 corn tortillas
  • 2 chicken breasts
  • Lettuce to taste

Steps to follow:

  • 1-first prepares the sauce. If you have, you can store it in the refrigerator for other preparations. Open cucumber in half and remove seeds. Cut the remainder into slices.
  • 2-Board with well thin cut garlic cloves, chopped Mint leaves and cheese sliced as small as possible. You do not have a by crusher, it must be something thick and chunky cucumber.
  • 3-put in a bowl of Greek yogurt and lemon juice. Already the Tzatziki sauce. Put it in the refrigerator, covered with plastic wrap.
  • 4-now continues with the chicken. Cut the chicken breasts into strips about 2 cm wide and 5 cm long approximately.
  • 5FRY in the frying pan with a little oil until golden brown.
  • 6-tuesta tortillas and then mounts: first a tablespoon of chicken, then a bit of lettuce cut into julienne strips and finally the sauce.
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