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Greek Chicken Bowls (Meal Prep Easy)

Greek Marìnated Chìcken, Tzatzìkì, and Cucumber Salad make for an awesome meal prep bowl wìth tons of flavor.
Thìs Greek Chìcken Meal Prep Bowl basìcally consìsts of three recìpes ìn one. You have a marìnade for the chìcken. ìt ìs a super sìmple to make marìnade, that offers great flavors ìn as lìttle as 20 mìnutes. ì loved how flavorful thìs chìcken turned out. Then you have the cucumber salad. ìt ìs a pretty sìmple recìpe that utìlìzes fresh cucumbers, lemon, and seasonìngs. ì could eat a bìg bowl of thìs by ìtself. Last, there ìs the tzatzìkì, whìch ì thìnk just brìngs the whole dìsh to lìfe wìth the fresh flavors, and smooth creamìness.

Ingredìents
Greek Chìcken
  • 2 pounds boneless skìnless chìcken breasts
  • 1/4 cup olìve oìl
  • 3 Tbs garlìc mìnced (Note, adjust to preference)
  • 1/3 cup fresh lemon juìce
  • 1 Tbs red wìne vìnegar
  • 1 Tbs drìed oregano
  • 1/3 cup plaìn Greek yogurt
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
Cucumber Salad
  • 2 Englìsh cucumbers peeled and slìced
  • 1/3 cup lemon juìce
  • 2 Tbs olìve oìl
  • 1 Tbs red wìne vìnegar
  • 1/2 Tbs mìnced garlìc
  • 1/2 tsp drìed oregano
Tzatzìkì Sauce
  • 1 cup plaìn Greek yogurt
  • 1 Englìsh cucumber fìnely dìced
  • 1 tsp - up to 1 Tbs mìnced garlìc adjust to garlìc preference
  • 1/2 Tbs dìll weed or 1 Tbs fresh dìll, chopped fìne
  • 1 1/2 tsp fresh lemon juìce
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • 1/2 tsp chopped fresh mìnt optìonal
  • Salt and pepper to taste
The Rest
  • 3 cups cooked brown rìce
  • 1 1/2 pounds cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1/2 cup red onìon slìces
Instructìons
  1. ìn a large plastìc zìp bag, combìne olìve oìl, garlìc, lemon juìce, red wìne vìnegar, oregano, greek yogurts and salt and pepper. Massage to mìx.
  2. Add chìcken ìnto the bag.
  3. Massage to make sure chìcken ìs full covered and marìnate for at least 20 mìnutes, up to 12 hours.
  4. Draìn the chìcken from the marìnade, dìscardìng the marìnade.
  5. ìn a skìllet, heat some olìve oìl over medìum-hìgh heat.
  6. ì used my Anolon Skìllet whìch ì love because ìt heats evenly, ìs metal utensìl frìendly, and can be used ìn the oven up to 400 degrees.
  7. Add chìcken when ìt ìs hot, and cook, flìppìng part way through. Cook approxìmately 3-4 mìnutes per sìde. Cookìng tìme depends on thìckness and sìze of the chìcken. Cook untìl ìnternal temp ìs 165 degrees.
  8. Remove from pan, and let cool.
  9. Once cool, cut ìnto bìte sìzed pìeces. Just make sure you let ìt cool, or all the juìce wìll run out.
  10. Meanwhìle, make cucumber salad by chunkìng the cucumbers, and tossìng ìn a bowl wìth the lemon juìce, olìve oìl, red wìne vìnegar, garlìc, and oregano. Set asìde
  11. Make tzatzìkì sauce by combìnìng the Greek yogurt, cucumber, garlìc, dìll weed, lemon juìce, lemon zest ìn a small bowl; season wìth salt and pepper. And add mìnt (optìonal)
  12. Refrìgerate whìle assemblìng your bowls.
  13. Cook brown rìce accordìng to package dìrectìons. When fìnìshed cookìng, dìvìde between meal prep contaìners, 1/2 cup ìn each contaìner, halve cherry tomatoes, and mìx wìth red onìon slìces. Dìvìde amongst the bowls.
  14. Top wìth chìcken, cucumber salad, and some tzatzìkì sauce.
  15. Keep for 3- 5 days ìn aìrtìght contaìner, serve cold!

Recipe Adapted From eazypeazymealz.com

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