The Greek Chicken Burger Recipe I Would Eat Every Day

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Do you ever dream of being swept off your feet to a sun-drenched Greek island, where the air is filled with the scent of roasting chicken, tzatziki, and crisp vegetables? Well, buckle up, folks! 😎 Because today, we’re diving into a Greek Chicken Burger recipe that is so scrumptious, you’d want to eat it every day. Now let’s embark on our culinary odyssey! 🚀

What makes this Greek Chicken Burger truly special? Is it the juicy, tender chicken breast seasoned with an array of vibrant Greek spices? Or is it the crunchy lettuce, juicy tomatoes, and the sharp bite of fresh onion slices? Perhaps it’s the zesty tzatziki sauce made from thick Greek yogurt, fresh cucumber, and a squeeze of lemon.🍋 Well, my food-loving friends, it’s all of the above and more! The combination is a Greek symphony of flavors that will dance the Zorba on your taste buds.

Let’s Talk Chicken

Now, let’s cluck-cluck about the piece de resistance – the chicken. Grilled to perfection, our chicken breast is succulent and seasoned to the hilt with Greek seasonings. The key is to grill over medium heat to ensure that the chicken cooks evenly without drying out. And remember, patience is a virtue, don’t rush it! It’s worth the wait, trust me! 👌

Tzatziki: The Sauce that Brings it All Together

And of course, we can’t forget the tzatziki sauce. This creamy, tangy, and fresh sauce ties everything together like the ribbon on a gift. It’s incredibly easy to make – a simple blend of grated cucumber, Greek yogurt, minced garlic, and a squeeze of lemon. But beware: once you’ve made it, you’ll want to drizzle it on everything! 😋

Finally, layer the chicken, the sauce, and the fresh veggies on your bun of choice, and voila! You have yourself a Greek Chicken Burger so delicious, it might just put your local Greek restaurant out of business. Oops! 😅

This Greek Chicken Burger is more than just a meal, it’s a journey to Greece on a bun! So grab your passport, your appetite, and let’s get cooking!

Greek Chicken Burger

Course: DinnerCuisine: Greek


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The Greek Chicken Burger is a perfect blend of flavorful chicken, fresh veggies, and tangy tzatziki sauce – a trip to Greece in every bite.


  • 4 chicken breasts

  • 1 tbsp olive oil

  • 1 tsp oregano

  • 1 tsp thyme

  • Salt and pepper to taste

  • 4 buns

  • 1 cucumber, grated

  • 2 cups Greek yogurt

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • 1 tbsp lemon juice

  • Lettuce, tomato, and onion for garnish


  • Marinate the chicken breasts with olive oil, oregano, thyme, salt, and pepper.
  • Grill the chicken over medium heat until it is thoroughly cooked.
  • While the chicken is grilling, prepare the tzatziki sauce. Combine the grated cucumber, Greek yogurt, minced garlic, and lemon juice.
  • Assemble the burger. Start with the bun, add lettuce, chicken, tzatziki sauce, tomatoes, onions, and finally, the top bun.
  • Serve immediately and enjoy.
  • Note: You can add feta cheese for an additional Greek touch!


  • You can use dried or fresh herbs for the chicken marinade.
  • For a low-carb option, you can serve this without the bun.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Can I use another meat instead of chicken?
A: Absolutely! This recipe is quite versatile. You can use turkey or beef as an alternative.

Q: I can’t find Greek yogurt, can I use another type of yogurt?
A: Yes, you can, but Greek yogurt is thicker and has a tangier flavor, which works well for tzatziki.

Q: Can I make the tzatziki sauce ahead?
A: Yes, you can prepare the tzatziki sauce in advance and refrigerate it. It actually tastes better after it’s been allowed to sit for a while as the flavors blend together.

Q: Is this recipe suitable for meal prep?
A: Yes, you can grill the chicken and make the tzatziki sauce in advance. Then, all you have to do is assemble the burgers when you’re ready to eat!

Jamie Anderson
Jamie Anderson
Hey there! I'm Jamie Anderson. Born and raised in the heart of New York City, I've always had this crazy love for food and the stories behind it. I like to share everything from those "Aha!" cooking moments to deeper dives into what's really happening in the food world. Whether you're here for a trip down culinary memory lane, some kitchen hacks, or just curious about your favorite eateries, I hope you find something delightful!

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