Chef Helena’s Chicken Souvlaki with Herbs, Greek Salad and Tzatziki: Kids Cook

July 09, 2020

Chef Helena’s Chicken Souvlaki with Herbs, Greek Salad and Tzatziki: Kids Cook

On Wednesday, July 15th from 11:30-Noon, join us live from the Well Seasoned Kitchen on the Well Seasoned Facebook Page. Chef Helena will take you through one of her recipe for Chicken Souvlaki with Herbs, Greek Salad and Tzatziki.

(Our archived video straightens out after a few seconds - it was shot in portrait mode!)

This recipe serves 4 people & it should take you about 30 minutes to prepare.

Here are the tools that you will need to have on hand to be ready to cook with Chef Helena:

  • A cutting board with a wet towel under it
  • Sharp chef knife…if you are not allowed to use a knife, get a grownup to help you
  • I cookie sheet line with parchment paper for chicken
  • A grill (optional) or oven
  • 1 bowl to mix salad
  • 1 bowl for tzatziki
  • 2 tasting spoons
  • Bowls to put all your ingredients in
  • 4 dinner plates with 4 small bowls for dip
  • Tongs for the salad and chicken

First wash your hands for 20 seconds & second measure everything out and place into bowl. Chef Helena will have everything measured out and will be ready to go at 11:30 AM.

Chef Helena’s Chicken Souvlaki, Greek salad and Tzatziki

Ingredients:

  • for Greek Salad
    • 1 tomato diced
    • 1 English cucumber diced
    • 1 red pepper dice
    • 1 yellow pepper diced
    • 1 green pepped diced
    • 1 onion
    • Olives to taste
    • Well Seasoned Olive oil
    • Rice wine vinegar or lemon juice
    • Salt to taste
    • ½ cup feta
    • Black olives
    • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • for Chicken Souvlaki with Herbs
    • 2 cups of Chicken, diced or 4-8 chicken drums
    • Oil to coat
    • Salt and pepper
    • 1 teaspoon oregano
    • Juice of ¼-½ lemon
    • Wooden skewers
  • for Tzatziki
    • 1 cup plain yogurt, thick if possible
    • 1 medium size grated cucumber (save some of the juice to thin the sauce)
    • 1-2 cloves garlic grated
    • Salt
    • Lemon juice
    • Dill (fresh or dried)
    • Olive oil

    Instructions:

    1. For Greek Salad:
      1. Take your vegetable and place in a bowl
      2. Take your oil and drizzle on vegetable, and add salt, pepper and oregano
      3. Take your vinegar and finish dressing your salad
      4. Top with a garnish of olives and feta cheese
    2. For Chicken Souvlaki
      1. Preheat oven to 450
      2. On a parchment lined baking sheet place your chicken
      3. Drizzle with oil so spices can stick to the chicken
      4. Seasoned with salt, pepper and oregano.
      5. Toss with lemon juice
      6. Skewer onto skewers
      7. Place in oven and cook until golden brown and the chicken is fully cooked.  About 15 to 20 minutes, flip once
    3. OR you can BBQ on a grill. 
    4. For Tzatziki
      1. Mix everything in a bowl and check for seasoning.  Adjust according to your taste

    Prep Time: 30 Minutes

    Cook time: 30 Minutes




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