August 1, 2021
Posted: May 26, 2021 2:54 pm
Looking for fun ways to use your grill this summer? Pump up the flavor with these fifteen savory Greek grilled chicken recipes. Easy to make and with bold flavors that will blow your guests away, be sure to keep this list in your favorites.
If you can’t get to Greece this summer, you can still bring all the flavors of a Greek island vacation to the dinner table. Full of bright lemon, fresh herbs and creamy yogurt sauces, these simple recipes pack a flavor punch. With fifteen options ranging from classic chicken skewers to Greek chicken tacos, we have a delicious dish for each day of the week and every party of the season.
Juicy grilled chicken breasts get a boost of flavor in this yogurt marinated Greek chicken recipe. Soaked in a Greek yogurt marinate with red wine vinegar, lemon juice and fresh herbs, the chicken stays moist and flavorful even after grilling. This versatile chicken recipe can serve as a main dish or the beginnings of a grilled chicken salad or sandwich.
The perfect Greek-inspired appetizer, these grilled chicken and halloumi skewers combine lemon drenched chicken bites with firm cubes of cheese. Grilled until golden, these are topped with fried, crispy oregano. For a dipping sauce, simply serve with a side of creamy Greek yogurt and spritz with lemon wedges.
Seasoned with Mediterranean herbs, grilled chicken is the star of this Greek chicken salad. Complemented by an array of Greek toppings including cucumbers, olives, feta cheese and avocado, this salad is light but filling. Top with a bright and creamy homemade tzatziki dressing and serve toasted pita slices on the side for a decadent lunch or low-calorie dinner.
Grilled chicken kabobs, also known as souvlaki, are a classic Greek dish – and for good reason! These easy Greek grilled chicken skewers are juicy and delicately seasoned with fresh lemon juice, paprika, garlic and herbs. This 30-minute meal can also be prepped ahead of time and stored in the fridge or freezer for a quick and easy dinner option on busy nights.
Though it may not sound fancy, this grilled chicken Greek sandwich pulls out all the stops. On long loaves of rustic french bread, these sandwiches are piled high with sliced grilled chicken, sundried tomatoes, kalamata olives, fresh crumbled feta and basil. This show-stopping sandwich is finished off with a drizzle of Greek vinaigrette. The entire meal takes only 15 minutes to make and is sure to impress.
Loaded with a spinach and feta filling, these Greek-inspired grilled stuffed chicken breasts are a light and tasty way to add a Mediterranean flair to your dinner menu. The flavorful filling is enhanced with seasoned onions, garlic and creamy Greek yogurt. Once grilled to perfection, all you need is a side of rice or grilled pita to round out the meal.
On a diet? You’ll be happy to hear that these lemony garlic Greek grilled chicken wings fit into Whole30, Paleo and Keto diets. After soaking up a marinade of fresh lemon juice, garlic, oregano and olive oil, these wings are marked on the grill and cooked through. Finished with a sauce similar to the marinade, these wings are brightly flavored and juicy. Topped with a homemade tzatziki sauce and your choice of feta cheese, olives and lemon slices, these fancy Greek wings are the perfect appetizer for your next summer barbeque.
These over-stuffed Greek grilled chicken pitas are packed with protein from grilled chicken, chickpeas and Greek yogurt. Before grilling, chicken is drenched in a seasoned, lemony yogurt marinade, infusing fresh flavor throughout the meat. After layering over thick, pillowy pita bread, add lettuce, tomato and your favorite Greek toppings such as olives, cucumbers and salty feta cheese. For a creamy sauce, don’t be shy to add hummus or fresh tzatziki.
In this recipe for grilled Greek chicken quinoa bowls, honey is added to the list of marinade ingredients. This chicken is bright and sweet, with caramelized grill marks adding to the complex flavors. Served over a bed of fluffed quinoa, this bowl is loaded with avocado, olives, feta cheese and more! Topped off with a refreshing tzatziki sauce, this bowl is filling without weighing you down.
These lean and juicy Greek grilled chicken burgers are full of flavor, with onion, garlic and Greek seasoning in each patty. Topped with a fresh and smoky red pepper tzatziki sauce and loaded with extras, these burgers are an over-the-top impressive dinner for your next summer party. You can easily prep these in advance, letting the seasonings soak into the ground chicken for an even more intense flavor.
Charred grilled chicken adds the perfect earthy flavor to balance all the fresh veggies in this Greek pasta salad recipe. Mixed with tomatoes, red onion, peppers and cucumbers, this salad gets an extra Mediterranean kick from black olives and fresh feta cheese. Topped with a light, seasoned oil and vinegar dressing, this pasta salad is loaded with flavor and less than 200 calories per serving.
Putting a Latin spin on Greek flavors, these marinated grilled chicken tacos are super filling and have less than 250 calories per serving! The grilled chicken is marinated in a classic Mediterranean blend of lemon, garlic, olive oil and herbs, bringing all those flavors deep into the meat. Layered in taco shells with lettuce and tomato, these tacos are finished with a drizzle of vibrant, green chimichurri sauce.
Layered over orzo pasta and a creamy, yogurt-based sauce, this grilled Greek lemon chicken bowl is in a league of its own. The chicken is grilled after sitting in a marinade made with smoky paprika, balsamic vinegar, lemon juice and herbs. Once plated, the entire dish is drizzled with a quick, homemade mint oil and colorful greens.
In this double grilled Greek chicken pizza, not only is the chicken cooked on the grill but so is the pizza dough! Cooked on both sides, the pizza crust is crisp on the outside with flavorful charred lines and a light, pillowy interior. Topped with two types of cheese (mozzarella and feta), fresh vegetables, olives and grilled chicken, this pizza fully captures all the flavors of a summer vacation in Greece.
This recipe for Greek spatchcocked grilled chicken uses a technique to flatten out the bird, allowing you to “roast” the entire chicken on the grill. Marinated and grilled under a coating of olive oil, lemon, and fresh herbs, this chicken comes out juicy and loaded with flavor. Garnishing with fresh dill and lemon slices gives this main dish just the right amount of glamour needed to star in your next dinner party.