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Tasty Summer Chicken Breast Recipe and Easy Sour Cream Tzatziki Sauce with Lemon Balm Mint

In the mood for char grilled chicken with a Mediterranean flare and a zesty tzatziki sauce made with simple staple ingredients you probably already have?

grilled chicken skewers

We have you covered with this healthy grilled chicken breast recipe that is easy to make, super tasty, and refreshing light.

Using vegetables and herbs right from your garden you can take this simple recipe to the next level by cooking garden to table this Summer season.

Need more garden to table inspiration READ How to Start a Vegetable Garden for Beginners

turmeric seasoning

Easy Mediterranean Chicken Breast Recipe for Grilling

If your in the mood for grilled chicken change it up by adding Mediterranean inspired seasonings to give you a tasty chicken that is delicious.

This seasoning is great for making chicken kabobs on the grill served with your favorite assortment of vegetables like zucchini, onions, mushrooms, tomatoes, fresh corn, or cucumbers.

grilled chicken kabobs

Easy Quick Mediterranean Chicken Kabob Ingredients:

Chicken Breast







Olive Oil

How To Make Chicken Kabobs on The Grill:

  1. Cut chicken breast evenly into 1 inch cubes and season with turmeric, garlic, salt, pepper, paprika, parsley, and a good drizzle of olive oil.

  2. Allow you chicken to marinade for at least 30 minutes, skewer, then grill.

  3. Chicken should take 10-12 minutes to cook through.

It really doesn't get much easier than that when you want to have a taste of the Mediterranean right in your back yard.

You can even add your favorite vegetables to the skewers to zest up this recipe even more just be sure to evenly cut any veggies you include so they cook evenly.

Onion, zucchini, mushrooms, eggplant, yellow squash, and peppers all work great with this recipe making it super simple to use whatever fresh produce you have on hand.

lemon balm mint plant

Tzatziki Sauce Made with Sour Cream and Lemon Balm Mint

If your grilling Mediterranean chicken you need to have this zesty Tzatziki sauce alongside for dipping.

Tzatziki sauce is typically made with Greek yogurt, but turns out you can make this delicious dipping sauce with just a handful of ingredients including sour cream, cucumbers, dill seasoning, and lemon balm mint straight from your garden.

Sourcing your own ingredients with a simple backyard garden takes this meal next level while saving you money by growing your own produce.

Ingredients like cucumbers, zucchini, tomatoes, and yellow squash are all easy to grow and pair perfectly with this meal.

To learn more about garden to table cooking READ The Easiest Fruits and Vegetables to Grow From Seed

How To Make Tzatziki Sauce without Greek Yogurt or Lemon

  1. Combine a cup of sour cream and a dash of water to thin out the sauce

  2. Grate 1/2 a cucumber or finely mince and add that to your sour cream

  3. Chop finely a handful of lemon balm mint to add as well

  4. Add 2 tablespoons of dill seasoning and mix well

* You can also substitute fresh lemon for the lemon balm mint if needed

Again this is a super easy quick to make dipping sauce that is perfect for Mediterranean chicken skewers over the grill, but remember this quick tzatziki sauce recipe next time you make Chicken Gyros another easy dinner idea perfect for Summer.

grilled chicken kabobs with yellow squash

Healthy Dinner Ideas on the Grill for Summer

This grilled chicken meal is a great Summer recipe idea with vibrant flavors of the Mediterranean and it pairs perfectly with an assortment of healthy ingredients like roasted vegetables.

This quick easy to make meal uses staple ingredients to develop deep flavors that are super tasty and healthy to eat.

Simply grill chicken skewers with this marinade and make a quick homemade tzatziki sauce served alongside roasted vegetables, fresh corn, or a cucumber salad to have a light healthy Summer time meal that is easy and quick to make.

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