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Chicken Souvlaki Sandwiches

Make this tasty greek dish with marinated and grilled chicken, it is so good! Add it to a pita for a classic chicken souvlaki sandwich with tzatziki sauce, cucumbers and more!

Course dinner
Cuisine Mediterranean
Keyword chicken souvlaki, chicken souvlaki sandwich, greek food
Prep Time 4 hours
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 6 people


  • 4 chicken breast, cubed into 1 inch cubes
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/3 cup red wine vinegar
  • 2 tbsp dried oregano
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 6-8 pita bread or flatbread
  • 2-3 cups tzatziki sauce
  • lettuce optional topping
  • sliced onion optional topping
  • sliced cucumbers optional topping
  • diced tomatoes optional topping
  • feta cheese optional topping
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice


  1. Put your cubed chicken into a gallon sized plastic bag, add oil, vinegar, oregano, lemon, salt, and pepper into the bag and marinade the chicken for at least 2 hours, and up to 4 hours.

  2. While you are marinating your chicken, soak your wooden skewers in water so that you can use them on the grill

  3. Once the chicken is ready, turn on the grill.

  4. While the grill is heating up, put the chicken on the skewers in preparation for the grill

  5. When the grill is hot enough, place your chicken souvlaki skewers on the grill

  6. Cook both sides for approximately 5 minutes

  7. While the chicken is cooking, get out your flatbread and condiments including tatziki sauce, lettuce, onion, cucumbers, feta cheese, and tomatoes.

  8. Make sure the chicken are cooked thoroughly before removing them from the grill.

  9. There are many ways you can eat this tasty chicken. You can fill a flatbread with chicken and top it with all your favorite toppings to make a chicken souvlaki sandwich. You can also eat it along side a salad, with some dip on the side, whatever you want! My kids love making sandwiches!