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Greek Chicken Souvlaki with Lemon and Garlic Olive Oil Roasted Potatoes

Greek Chicken Souvlaki with Lemon and Garlic Olive Oil Roasted Potatoes

1 1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breast cut in 1" pieces

 Marinade

1 cup whole milk plain yogurt

1/3 cup Olive Destination Garlic olive oil

Juice from half a lemon

1 tablespoon Olive Destination Lemon White Balsamic

2 teaspoons kosher salt

Fresh ground pepper to taste

Place the marinade ingredients into a bowl and whisk thoroughly. Add the chicken and marinade into a zip lock bag or large bowl with a cover. Refrigerate for a minimum of 4 hours or up to 24 hours.

To cook the chicken, prepare a grill for indirect cooking, or preheat the oven to 400 F. The chicken can be cooked on skewers or in a single layer on a greased broiler pan.

If grilling, place the skewered chicken on to the grill over indirect heat, turn every two minutes to cook all sides of the chicken, approximately 8 minutes in total. Remove and allow to rest briefly while covered.

If broiling in the oven, either skewer the chicken or place in a single layer on a mesh cooking rack or broiler pan. Cook the chicken on the top rack at 450 F. for 6 minutes and then turn the broiler on for an additional 4 minutes of broiling. Turn the chicken to brown each side. Serve immediately

Serves 4-6

 

Olive Oil Roasted Lemon Garlic Potatoes

2 pounds waxy skin potatoes cut in half (or quarters if large)

Marinade

1/2 cup Olive Destination Lemon olive oil

5 cloves fresh garlic, minced

3 tablespoons Olive Destination Lemon White Balsamic

1/2 cup chicken stock or water

2 teaspoons kosher salt

Fresh ground pepper to taste

Finely chopped fresh parsley (optional)

 

Preheat the oven to 400 F. Whisk the marinade ingredients except the water in a large bowl. Toss the potatoes with the marinade and arrange in a single layer on a large baking sheet. Add water to the bottom of the pan with the potatoes. Cook for 40 minutes until the water is evaporated and the potatoes are crusty-golden brown. Adjust seasoning as necessary and serve sprinkled with fresh parsley.

 

Serves 6 as a side dish

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