Lemon-Oregano Chicken Shish Kebabs with Tzatziki

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Ingredients -- Kebabs
1/4 cup olive oil
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 1/2 teaspons minced garlic
1 tablespoon chopped fresh oregano
1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
grated zest of 1 lemon
6 boneless skinless chicken thighs cut into 1 1/2 inch chunks

Ingredients -- Tzatziki
1/2 large cucumber (about 7 ounces)
2 cups plain yogurt
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper


  1. Start the grill for medium-hot direct heat
  2. Combine olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, oregano, red pepper flakes and lemon zest in a nonreactive pan. Add chicken and marinate in the refrigerator for about 30 to 45 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile prepare the Tzatziki: Peel and see cucumber and cut into small dice. In a bowl, combine cucumber, yogurt, parsley, mint and lemon juice. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Set aside, covered, and refrigerate.
  4. Thread chicken onto skewers, shaking off excess marinade. Season generously with salt and pepper. Grill chicken on both sides, turning as needed, until done, about 8 minutes.
  5. Remove chicken from grill and serve with Tzatziki. Makes 4 servings.