Chicken Souvlaki Recipe

Chicken Souvlaki Recipe are skewers of tender chicken breast marinated in lemon, garlic and herbs, then grilled to perfection and served with a creamy yogurt sauce, similar to Tzatziki.

Chicken Souvlaki Recipe


For 4 Person Servings;

60 g red onion

1 lemon

1 branch tomato

2 cloves of garlic

2 tablespoons of olive oil Olisone

4 Eridanous chicken skewers



spices for souvlaki Eridanous

4 pita bread with eridanous garlic


Eridanous tzatziki sauce

fresh parsley


Preparation time 30 minutes

Greek cuisine combines the best ingredients and all the flavor and freshness of the Mediterranean diet.


Cut the onion into julienne strips and marinate in lemon juice for 15 minutes. We cut the tomatoes into wheels, then into triangles and reserve.

Mix finely chopped garlic cloves with two tablespoons of olive oil and grill chicken skewers with it. Season with salt and pepper and add spices for souvlaki.

Lightly moisten the pita breads and heat them in a pan.

Combine the souvlaki: put a small arugula at the bottom, add the tomatoes, onion and chicken. We finish with tzatziki sauce to taste, garnish with fresh parsley and… enjoy!

Chicken Souvlaki Recipe

Did you know?

Souvlaki had its origin in Greece, specifically in the city of Athens, but it became popular in countries such as Egypt during the Greek conquest.

Today, suvlakis are on everyone’s lips. They are the fashionable street food in Madrid and in most European cities, but what do you really know about suvlakis?

At Suvlakeria Griega Egeo we have been offering the best suvlakis in Madrid to our clients for years and that is why we want to share with you a story that goes back very, very far …

What are souvlakis?

The name derives from Souvla, which means skewer in Greek and souvlaki is its diminutive.

It is a very popular street food in Greece. These are skewers of pieces of pork (although they can also be chicken or lamb) marinated with oregano, lemon and olive oil, cooked on the grill.

They are eaten alone as a snack although they can also be a more complete meal if they are accompanied with vegetables, tzatziki, bread, potatoes or rice.

Souvlaki is usually made with pork, lamb, beef and chicken, and as we mentioned, currently it is also possible to find it from fish and even vegetarians.

Although it is a recipe that dates back to ancient Greece, today it is still one of the most popular traditional dishes for its simplicity and versatility.


The origin of the suvlakis is found in ancient Greek culture.

Proof of this are the archaeological finds from excavations in Santorini, where sets of stone cooking supports used before the 17th century BC were unearthed in which there are pairs of indentations that were probably used to hold the skewers.

Likewise, the suvlakis are mentioned in some works by Aristophanes, Xenophon, Aristotle, and other classical authors.

And now that we have explained more about the origin of the suvlakis, do you dare to be part of history?

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