Greek Meal with Chicken Souvlaki

Makes 4 servings (2 chicken skewers, 1 cups salad, 1/2 cup potatoes and 2 Tbsp. tzatziki per serving)

Ingredients

Chicken:

  • 2 lbs. chicken breast, cubed
  • 3 Tbsp. oregano
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tsp. olive oil
  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp. parsley
  • 4 large wooden skewers

Salad:

  • 1 cup grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cup cucumber, quartered and sliced
  • 1 cup bell pepper, cubed
  • 1 cup red onion, diced
  • ¼ cup Kalamata olives
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp. red wine vinegar
  • 4 oz. feta
  • 1 Tbsp. oregano

Potatoes:

  • 4 medium red russet potatoes, peeled and quartered
  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp. butter, melted
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. pepper
  • 1 tsp. thyme
  • 1 tsp. oregano
  • 1 tsp. rosemary
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced

Tzatziki:

  • 1 cup cucumber, peeled and deseeded
  • ½ cup onion, chopped
  • 1 cup Greek yogurt
  • 2 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh dill

 

Preparation

  1. Combine chicken with all the marinade ingredients. Allow to sit in the fridge for up to 4 hours.
  2. While the chicken is marinating, soak 4 large wooden skewers in water.
  3. Heat oven to 375 °F.
  4. Put the potatoes into a large pot with cold water and bring to a boil. Cook for 5 minutes then drain.
  5. While the potatoes are still hot, toss in the lemon juice, butter, garlic and herbs. Place onto one side of a large baking sheet lined with parchment paper and bake for 20 minutes.
  6. Put the chicken onto the skewers.
  7. Once the potatoes have been in for 20 minutes, place the chicken onto the other half of the baking sheet. Bake for another 20 minutes.
  8. While the chicken and potatoes finish cooking, combine all ingredients for the Greek salad together in a bowl and mix well.
  9. Put all the ingredients for the tzatziki into a blender and mix well.
  10. Serve and enjoy!

 

*Meal prep tip: You can marinate the chicken ahead of time and freeze for up to 3 months.

 

Nutritional analysis per serving: 537 calories, 17 g fat, 42 g protein, 56 g carbohydrate (48 g available carbohydrate), 8 g fibre, 366 mg sodium

My Viva Plan Servings: 3 grains and starch, 5 proteins, 3 vegetables,01 fruit, 1 fat, 0 dairy