Souvlaki | How to make Souvlaki

By Sakshi Khanna  |  17th Jul 2015  |  
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About Souvlaki Recipe

A popular Greek fast food. This kebab like dish is a refreshign combination of chicken and lemon juice with seasoning

Souvlaki is a delicious dish which is enjoyed by the people of every age group. The recipe by Sakshi Khanna teaches how to make Souvlaki step by step in detail. This makes it easy to cook Souvlaki in your kitchen at home. This recipe can be served to 4 people. You can find this dish at most restaurants and you can also prepare Souvlaki at home. This amazing and mouthwatering Souvlaki takes few minutes for the preparation and 180 minutes for cooking. The aroma of this Souvlaki is so tempting that makes you want to eat it. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for special occasion then Souvlaki is a good option for you. The flavour of Souvlaki is palatable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Souvlaki and impress your family and friends.


Ingredients to make Souvlaki

  • 1 kg chicken breast (boneless) cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 3-4 pita bread
  • 1 cucumber chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper chopped
  • 4 tbsp lemon juice
  • 4 tbsp vinegar
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp oregano leaves chopped
  • 2-3 cloves of grated garlic
  • 1 tbsp black pepper powder
  • 1tbsp salt

How to make Souvlaki

  1. In a bowl, whisk lemon juice, vinegar, olive oil, oregano, salt, black pepper. Mix in grated garlic.
  2. Toss the chicken pieces in the bowl and coat it evenly. Keep the chicken pieces in refrigerator for about 2-3 hours to marinate.
  3. Insert the chicken pieces into a wooden/metal stick.
  4. Place the sticks with chicken pieces on a grill or barbeque and roast the pieces until they are brown,cooked and smoky.
  5. On serving plate, place pita bread, spread cucumber, bell pepper on it. Top it with roasted chicken pieces. Drizzle with remaining marinate juice.
  6. Serve with tzatziki, or any other dip.

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