Chicken Souvlaki

Chicken Souvlaki

Because it's so tasty, healthy and easy to make, this is perfect for a BBQ lunch, or when friends drop by. And it's less than 500 calories per serve.

CAL P/SERVE
444
kJ P/SERVE
1860
FAT P/SERVE
15.1g
CARBS P/SERVE
20.5g
PROTEIN P/SERVE
52.6g
SUGAR P/SERVE
4.4g
SODIUM P/SERVE
313g
FAT
%
4.4%
ENERGY RDI%
21.3%

This recipe is low sodium, low saturated fat, low sugar and high protein.

Ingredients

  • 1 large chicken breast
  • 2 wholemeal pita pockets
  • Handful of lettuce or spinach leaves
  • 1 tomato, sliced thinly
  • ½ cucumber, sliced thinly
  • 20g good quality feta
  • 2 tbsp. Greek yoghurt

Marinade:

  • 3 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • Sprinkle oregano & thyme
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • Sprinkle smoke paprika
  • Sprinkle a little chilli powder – optional
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Method

  1. In a zip lock bag or a container place your marinade. Cut your chicken breast into chunks and place into your marinade. If using a zip lock bag –zip it up and massage the marinade into the chicken until all coated. Place it into the fridge for 30 minutes or longer if you like.
  2. When ready heat a griddle pan or your BBQ. Skewer your chicken onto 4 metal skewers (2 per person) and place onto grill. Depending on the thickness of your meat cook for a few minutes turning. Take off grill and rest onto a plate with some foil.
  3. Meanwhile set up your pita pockets onto a plate with lettuce, tomato, cucumber and feta. Place 2 skewers on top of each pita and drizzle with Greek yoghurt.

Nutrition Table

Servings: 2 Serving size:338g
Average Serve Average 100g
Energy 1860 kJ 550 kJ
  444 Cal 131 Cal
Protein 52.6 g 15.6 g
Fat, total 15.1 g 4.5 g
- saturated 5 g 1.5 g
Carbohydrate 20.5 g 6.1 g
- sugars 4.4 g 1.3 g
Sodium 313 mg 93 mg

This recipe was developed by Sharrelle Haywood and the Food Photography is courtesy of Factory59. In order to have permission to use this recipe on your website or blog, you must include a website link to weightloss.com.au with the recipe to acknowledge our copyright.

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