Spiced Yogurt Grilled Chicken Pitas
  • 6 boneless skinless chicken thighs, large cubes
  • ½ cup plain non fat Greek yogurt
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • ¾ tsp tumeric
  • ¾ tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • salt
  • fresh chopped parsley
  • For the Greek lemon cucumber sauce:
  • ½ cup plain non fat Greek yogurt
  • set of ½ a lemon
  • ½ tsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped cucumber
  • salt to taste
  • Pita, warmed
  • thinly sliced red onion
  • cucumber slices
  • fresh parsley
  1. In a bowl mix together the yogurt, paprika, chili powder, turmeric, cumin, garlic powder, salt and parsley. Add in the cubes chicken and toss to coat. Refrigerate for 1- 1.5 hours.
  2. Skewer the chicken. Grill for about 3-4 minutes per side for a total of about 15 minutes. The chicken should be golden with slightly charred edges.
  3. In a small bowl mix together the yogurt, lemon zest, lemon juice, cucumber, parsley and salt.
  4. Serve the chicken with warm pita, thinly sliced red onion, cucumber slices, fresh parsley sprigs and the yogurt sauce.
Recipe by LeMoine Family Kitchen at https://www.lemoinefamilykitchen.com/2019/11/spiced-yogurt-grilled-chicken-pita/