Low-carb chicken souvlaki

Low-carb chicken souvlaki

chicken souvlaki

This low-carb chicken souvlaki is low carb and packed with zesty flavours. Try them on the braai too.

  • 50 mins
  • 4-6
  • Easy

INGREDIENTS

  • 4 chicken breasts, cubed
  • 60ml Greek yoghurt
  • 10ml dried oregano
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • zest and juice of 2 lemons
  • 30ml olive or avocado oil + extra
  • 10 small or 3 medium Israeli cucumbers, sliced
  • 2 large handfuls cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 80ml feta, cubed
  • ½ red onion, sliced
  • 100g packet Kalamata olives
  • handful dill, chopped

METHOD

  1. Combine the chicken, yoghurt, ½ the oregano, garlic and ½ the lemon juice. Thread onto 4 skewers.
  2. Combine the remaining oregano and a squeeze of lemon juice with the oil. Mix through the cucumber, tomatoes, feta, onion, olives and dill. Season.
  3. Heat a splash of extra oil on high and fry the skewers for 2-3 minutes on each side or until cooked. Season and squeeze over lemon juice. Serve with the salad and zest sprinkled over.

FEATURE: MARGIE ELS-BURGER ASSISTED BY NOMVUSELELO MNCUBE PHOTOS: DYLAN SWART

Magazine issue date: June, 2018


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