Warm chicken tzatziki salad recipe

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serves: 4
Skill: easy
Prep: 15 min
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  • This warm chicken tzatziki salad is a classic Greek dish which was made by Tonia Buxton especially for The Real Greek restaurants. Feta cheese and chicken are a classic combination and when combined with fresh mint leaves, crunchy cucumber and crisp salad leaves, they’re trasnformed into a healthy lunch recipe that will keep you full until dinner time. This easy salad 15 mins to prepare and serves up to 4 people. For the best flavour, leave your chicken to marinade for as long as possible – you can even leave it overnight.


    • 400g Greek yogurt
    • 12g fresh mint
    • 2tsp salt
    • 4g garlic paste
    • 20ml olive oil
    • 160g cucumber
    • 500g spring onion
    • 240g cos lettuce
    • 60ml lemon juice
    • 120g Feta
    • 600g chicken, diced and marinated
    • For the marinade:
    • 30ml pommace oil
    • 3g dried oregano


    • Cut the cucumber into 2cm batons slice the spring onion at an angle, roughly chop your cos lettuce and toss together in a bowl

    • Finely chop your mint and leave it in a separate bowl

    • Mix half of the lemon juice with the olive oil

    • Mix the other half of the lemon juice with the Greek yogurt, salt and garlic paste for the dressing

    • Either pan fry or grill your chicken until cooked through

    • To plate up separate the leaves into 4 serving bowls or plates (whatever you prefer to eat off)

    • Place your chicken on top of the salad, then the yogurt dressing on top and finish with the chopped mint and crumbled feta, and a drizzle of the lemon juice and olive oil

    Top tip for making Warm chicken tzatziki salad

    Leave the chicken in the marinade for at least 2 hours before cooking for the best flavour

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