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Souvlaki. Chicken kebab with feta, tomatoes, red onion and mint yogurt dip in a pitta bread Recipe

Ingredients for people


    For the marinade
  • Chicken breast(s) (150g) - skinless : 6 whole
  • Fresh thyme : 6 sprig
  • Rosemary : 3 bunch
  • Dried oregano : 2 Tsp
  • Honey : 1 tbsp
  • Red wine vinegar : 20 ml
  • Olive oil : 20 ml
  • Red onion(s) : 1 whole
  • Maldon salt : 6 pinch(es)
  • Freshly ground black pepper : 6 Turn
  • Garlic clove(s) : 3 whole

  • Part one of the recipe
  • Cherry tomato(es) : 240 g
  • Feta : 180 g

    Part two of the recipe
  • Natural yoghurt(s) : 200 g
  • Fresh mint : 1 bunch
  • Lemon(s) : 1 whole
  • Maldon salt : 2 pinch(es)
  • Freshly ground black pepper : 2 Turn
  • Pitta bread : 6 whole
Method
  • 1Part one of the recipe

    Cut the chicken breast into strips place into a clean bowl.

    Chop the garlic, slice the red onion, chop thyme, chop the rosemary and mix with the sliced chicken strips add the olive oil, red wine vinegar, honey and the dry oregano.

    Wrap the bowl with clingfilm and put it into the fridge.

    Leave to marinade in the fridge for preferably 1 hour, but longer if possible.

  • 2Part two of the recipe

    In a very hot large non-stick pan add the chicken along with the ingredients of the marinade and sauté for 2 minutes on each side without stirring.

    When the meat is nicely colored, crispy and tender inside season with a pinch of salt and black pepper.

    Chop the mint, juice the lemon and in a clean bowl mix the yogurt, mint ,lemon juice with a pinch of salt and black pepper.

    Dice the feta in to 1cm cubes.

    Cut the tomatoes into quarters.

  • 3Part three of the recipe

    To serve, spread some yogurt sauce in the pita breads and top with the slices of chicken, red onion, tomatoes and cubed feta.

Chef's tip

«You can replace the chicken with beef or pork and add baby gem lettuce to add a more crisp texture.»

Souvlaki is a Greek street food made with marinated chicken serve in a pitta bread and a yogurt dip.

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  • Preparation  15hrs
  • Cooking time  10hrs
  • Rest time  1hr

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