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Broiled Oregano-Garlic Chicken Tenders & Tzatziki Sauce

Posted August 25, 2015

Ingredients

Makes 4 Servings

Marinade

  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh chopped oregano
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1/8 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1/8 tsp. freshly ground black pepper

Tzatziki Sauce

  • ½ cucumber, peeled, seeded & grated on a box grater
  • 1 cup fat free Greek yoghurt (like Fage)
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. fresh dill, minced + additional for garnish

Chicken

  • 1 pound chicken tenders

Directions

  1. Mix marinade ingredients.  Place in a shallow dish and allow chicken tenders to marinade in refrigerator for 1 hr.
  2. Blend Tzatziki ingredients.  Set aside.
  3. Preheat broiler on high.  Place oven rack 4 inches from heat.  Line a rimmed baking sheet with foil and brush with ½ Tbsp. olive oil.
    Remove chicken tenders from marinade and arrange in a single layer
    on baking sheet.
  4. Broil chicken tenders until browned and cooked through, 8-10 minutes.
    Rotate baking dish halfway through cooking to ensure tenders cook evenly.
  5. Place chicken tenders on four plates.  Garnish with Tzatziki and a sprinkle of fresh dill.

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Contributor: Ingrid Berger, www.ingridcuisine.com