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Mediterranean Chicken Skewers With Pitta and Tzatziki

Cooking method:

Ninja Foodi 10-in-1 Multifunction Oven DT200
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Marinade Time: 30 mins
  • Cook Time: 14 mins
  • Total time: 54 mins
  • Skill Easy
  • Serves 6 people

Mediterranean Chicken Skewers With Pitta and Tzatziki


Tip: Allergy Advice

This dish contains the following allergens: Dairy, Wheat

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For the skewers

  • 120ml olive oil
  • 2 tsp lemon zest
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • ½ tsp ground black pepper
  • ½ tsp dried oregano
  • ¼ tsp chilli flakes
  • 680g chicken breast, cut into 3cm chunks
  • 6 pitta breads

For the tzatziki

  • 175g plain Greek yoghurt
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 45g cucumber, peeled and finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp fresh mint, finely chopped
  • 1 small garlic clove, finely minced
  • ¼ tsp sea salt

Cooking mode

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  • Step 1

    In a large bowl, combine olive oil, lemon zest, salt, pepper, oregano, and chilli flakes. Add chicken and toss to coat evenly. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes to marinate.

  • Step 2

    While chicken marinates, in a small bowl, mix all tzatziki ingredients, then cover and refrigerate until ready to use. 

  • Step 3

    Thread marinated chicken onto 6 skewers. Nest Ninja® Roast Tray in Ninja Oven Tray, then place skewers on roast tray. 

  • Step 4

    Install wire racks on Levels 1 and 3. Place tray on Level 3. 

  • Step 5

    Select GRILL, select HI, and set time to 14 minutes. Close oven door. Press START/STOP to begin cooking. 

  • Step 6

    After 7 minutes, turn skewers, close oven door to resume cooking.

  • Step 7

    After 9 minutes of cooking, place pittas on wire rack on Level 1 to warm. Close oven door to resume cooking. Cooking is complete when an instant-read thermometer reads 75°C. Serve skewers with the warmed pitta and tzatziki sauce.