• Smoked Greek Chicken Tacos with Tzatziki by Utetastic
 
  • Smoked Greek Chicken Tacos with Tzatziki by Utetastic
 

Smoked Greek Chicken Tacos with Tzatziki by Utetastic

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0.00Smoked Greek Chicken Tacos with Tzatziki by Utetastic
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  • Difficulty2/5
  • Prep time20 mins
  • Cook time45 mins
  • Serves4 - 6
  • HardwoodCherry

Give taco Tuesday a Mediterranean twist. These tacos feature tender, lemon-marinated chicken thighs and are topped with a cool cucumber tzatziki sauce.

Ingredients

Marinade:

  • 2 tbsp RED WINE VINEGAR
  • 2 cloves GARLIC, PRESSED
  • 3 TBSP FRESH CHOPPED OREGANO
  • 2 tsp KOSHER SALT
  • 1 tsp GROUND BLACK PEPPER
  • 1 tsp DRIED MARJORAM

Greek Chicken Tacos:

  • PREPARED FLOUR TORTILLAS
  • 2 TOMATOES, SLICED
  • 1/2 RED ONION, SLICED THIN
  • HANDFUL FRESH MINT SPRIGS

Tzatziki:

  • 12 oz GREEK YOGURT
  • 2 large CUCUMBERS, PEELED, SEEDED, GRATED AND REMOVE AS MUCH WATER AS POSSIBLE BY SQUEEZING IN PAPER TOWELS
  • 1/4 cup LEMON JUICE
  • 1 clove GARLIC, PRESSED
  • 1 tbsp OLIVE OIL
  • 2 tsp KOSHER SALT, More to taste

Marinade:

  • 2 cloves GARLIC, PRESSED
  • 3 TBSP FRESH CHOPPED OREGANO
  • 2 tsp KOSHER SALT
  • 1 tsp GROUND BLACK PEPPER
  • 1 tsp DRIED MARJORAM

Greek Chicken Tacos:

  • PREPARED FLOUR TORTILLAS
  • 2 TOMATOES, SLICED
  • 1/2 RED ONION, SLICED THIN
  • HANDFUL FRESH MINT SPRIGS

Tzatziki:

  • 12 oz GREEK YOGURT
  • 2 large CUCUMBERS, PEELED, SEEDED, GRATED AND REMOVE AS MUCH WATER AS POSSIBLE BY SQUEEZING IN PAPER TOWELS
  • 1/4 cup LEMON JUICE
  • 1 clove GARLIC, PRESSED
  • 1 tbsp OLIVE OIL
  • 2 tsp KOSHER SALT, More to taste

Preparation

Rinse chicken with cold water. Pat dry and place in plastic zip style bag.

Whisk together Leinenkugel’s Summer Shandy Rub, lemon juice, lemon zest, olive oil, vinegar, garlic, oregano, marjoram, Kosher salt, pepper.

Pour marinade over chicken and marinate for at least 4 hours, overnight is preferred. When ready to cook, start the Traeger according to grill instructions.

Set the temperature to 350 degrees F and preheat, lid closed for 10-15 minutes. Cook the chicken until chicken reaches an internal temperature of 170 degrees F.

Remove chicken from grill, cool and cut into pieces.

For the Tzatziki: Place the yogurt and the grated cucumbers in large mixing bowl, add lemon juice, olive oil, garlic and salt. Mix well.

Place chicken on tortillas, add a spoonful of Tzatziki on top and garnish with tomatoes, red onions and mint. Enjoy!

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  • Difficulty2/5
  • Prep time20 mins
  • Cook time45 mins
  • Serves4 - 6
  • HardwoodCherry