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Smoked Greek Chicken Tacos with Tzatziki

Traeger Kitchen


Smoked Greek Chicken Tacos with Tzatziki

Prep Time

4

Hours

Cook Time

45

Minutes

Serves

4 - 6

People

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What's this?

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

Ingredients

  • 2 Pound boneless, skinless chicken thighs

  • 1 Tablespoon Traeger Leinenkugel's Summer Shandy Rub

  • 1 Whole lemon, zest and juice

  • 1/2 Cup olive oil

  • 2 Tablespoon red wine vinegar

  • 2 Clove freshly pressed garlic

  • 3 Tablespoon Oregano, chopped

  • 1 Teaspoon Marjoram, dried leaves

  • 2 Teaspoon kosher salt

  • 1 Teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 12 Ounce Yogurt, Greek

  • 2 Whole Large Cucumbers, Peeled, Seeded, Grated

  • 1/4 Cup lemon juice

  • 1 Clove freshly pressed garlic

  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil

  • 2 Teaspoon kosher salt

  • 1 As Needed tomatoes

  • 1 As Needed red onion, thinly sliced

  • 1 As Needed fresh mint leaves

Steps

  • 1

    Rinse chicken with cold water. Pat dry and place in plastic zip style bag.
  • 2

    Whisk together Leinenkugel’s Summer Shandy Rub, lemon juice, lemon zest, olive oil, vinegar, garlic, oregano, marjoram, Kosher salt, and pepper. Pour marinade over chicken and marinate for at least 4 hours, overnight is preferred.
  • 3

    When ready to cook, set the Traeger to 350℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.
  • 4

    Cook the chicken until chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165℉.
  • 5

    Remove chicken from grill, cool and cut into pieces.
  • 6

    For the Tzatziki: Place the yogurt and the grated cucumbers in large mixing bowl, add lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, and salt. Mix well.
  • 7

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