Greek Souvlaki Cheat Sheet

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 25 min
  • Active: 10 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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1/4 cup olive oil

2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 

1 teaspoon onion powder 

1 teaspoon dried oregano 

1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 

Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cubed 

1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved 

1 red onion, thinly sliced 

4 pitas, cut in half 

Tzatziki Dip, recipe follows, for serving

Tzatziki Dip:

1/2 cup plain Greek-style yogurt

2 tablespoons chopped peeled and seeded cucumber 

1 teaspoon red wine vinegar 

1 teaspoon minced fresh mint 

Pinch kosher salt 

1 small clove garlic, minced 


  1. Put a baking sheet in the oven and preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk the oil, vinegar, onion powder, oregano and garlic powder; season with salt and pepper. Add the chicken, tomatoes and onion and toss to coat.
  3. Carefully remove the baking sheet from the oven and evenly spread the chicken mixture on it.
  4. Bake for 10 minutes, then add the pita around the edge of the baking sheet and bake until the chicken is cooked through, another 5 minutes. (If desired, you can also broil the mixture for a couple of minutes more for more color.) 
  5. Serve with the Tzatziki Dip. 

Tzatziki Dip:

  1. Combine the yogurt, cucumber, vinegar, mint, salt and garlic in a small bowl. Refrigerate until serving.