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Greek Chicken Kabobs with Quinoa & Homemade Greek Yogurt Tzatziki

by Monique Volz

Looking for a deliciously easy grilling recipe for summer? Try these greek chicken kabobs with beautiful seasonal bell peppers and an easy homemade greek yogurt tzatziki sauce.

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The first recipe we’re sharing from the guide are these beautiful grilled greek chicken kabobs with a homemade Greek yogurt Tzatziki Sauce and a side of quinoa. Your friends and family are going to go crazy over how good these are — especially the sauce! It’s one of our new favorites here at HGC on just about anything. And it also serves as the ultimate vegetable dip or drizzle over a greek inspired morning omelette. The possibilities are endless and we love how greek yogurt gives the sauce a boost of tummy friendly probiotics & protein.

Looking for a deliciously easy grilling recipe for summer? Try these greek chicken kabobs with beautiful seasonal bell peppers and an easy homemade greek yogurt tzatziki sauce.

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Greek Chicken Kabobs with Quinoa & Homemade Greek Yogurt Tzatziki
 
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Serves: 4
Ingredients
  • For the chicken:
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breast
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ½ lemon, juiced
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • Black pepper
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 1 green bell pepper
  • 1 red onion
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes
  • For the quinoa:
  • 1 cup uncooked quinoa
  • 2 cups water
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • For the tzatziki:
  • 1 cup nonfat plain Greek or dairy free yogurt
  • ½ lemon, juiced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 small cucumber, peeled and shredded
  • 2 tablespoons freshly chopped dill
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • Black pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Cut red bell pepper, green bell pepper and red onion into 2x2 inch pieces (to be skewered). Cut chicken into cubes, about 1½ inches long. Set aside.
  2. Place chicken cubes in a freezer-sized ziploc bag. Add olive oil, lemon, garlic powder, oregano, salt and pepper. Mix chicken in bag and let marinate in refrigerator for 15-20 minutes.
  3. While chicken is marinating, add quinoa to a small pot with 2¼ cups water and place over medium-high heat. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low, cover and cook quinoa for 15 minutes until tender and liquid is gone.
  4. While quinoa is cooking make the tzatziki: mix together the Greek yogurt, lemon, garlic, cucumber and dill in a medium-sized bowl until well combined. Set aside.
  5. Preheat grill to medium-high heat. Place peppers, onion, tomatoes and chicken pieces onto a skewer, leaving a small space in between each ingredient and alternating ingredients as desired. You should be able to get about 8 skewers total.
  6. Grill skewers for 8-10 minutes on each side, or until meat is cooked through and vegetables are tender.
  7. Place ¼ of the quinoa, ¼ of the tzatziki and 2 kabobs into a bowl to serve. Serves 4.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: ¼th Calories: 427 Fat: 10.3g Saturated fat: 2g Carbohydrates: 46.1g Sugar: 9.9g Fiber: 5.6g Protein: 38.7g

This recipe is apart of our BRAND NEW Healthy Glow Guide Summer Meal Plan! Get more recipes like this in the guide.

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