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Smoked Greek Chicken Tacos with Tzatziki

Prep Time

4 Hours

Cook Time

45 Minutes

Effort

Pellets

Cherry

Give taco Tuesday a Mediterranean twist. These tacos feature tender, lemon-marinated chicken thighs and are topped with a cool cucumber tzatziki sauce.

Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

4

Units of Measurement:

main

  • 2 Pound boneless, skinless chicken thighs

  • 1 Tablespoon Traeger Leinenkugel's Summer Shandy Rub

  • 1 Whole lemon, zest and juice

  • Cup olive oil

  • 2 Tablespoon red wine vinegar

  • 3 Clove freshly pressed garlic

  • 3 Tablespoon Oregano, chopped

  • 1 Teaspoon Marjoram, dried leaves

  • 4 Teaspoon kosher salt

  • 1 Teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 12 Ounce Greek yogurt

  • 2 Whole Large Cucumbers, Peeled, Seeded, Grated

  • 1/4 Cup lemon juice

  • 1 As Needed tomatoes

  • 1 As Needed red onion, thinly sliced

  • 1 As Needed fresh mint leaves

Steps

  • 1

    Rinse chicken with cold water. Pat dry and place in plastic zip style bag.

    Ingredients

    • 2 Pound boneless, skinless chicken thighs

  • 2

    Whisk together Leinenkugel’s Summer Shandy Rub, lemon juice, lemon zest, olive oil, vinegar, garlic, oregano, marjoram, Kosher salt, and pepper. Pour marinade over chicken and marinate for at least 4 hours, overnight is preferred.

    Ingredients

    • 1 Tablespoon Traeger Leinenkugel's Summer Shandy Rub

    • 1 Whole lemon, zest and juice

    • 1/2 Cup olive oil

    • 2 Tablespoon red wine vinegar

    • 2 Clove freshly pressed garlic

    • 3 Tablespoon Oregano, chopped

    • 1 Teaspoon Marjoram, dried leaves

    • 2 Teaspoon kosher salt

    • 1 Teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 3

    When ready to cook, set the Traeger to 350℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.

    Grill350 ˚F

  • 4

    Cook the chicken until chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165℉.

    Grill350 ˚F

    Probe165 ˚F

  • 5

    Remove chicken from grill, cool and cut into pieces.
  • 6

    For the Tzatziki: Place the yogurt and the grated cucumbers in large mixing bowl, add lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, and salt. Mix well.

    Ingredients

    • 12 Ounce Greek yogurt

    • 2 Whole Large Cucumbers, Peeled, Seeded, Grated

    • 1/4 Cup lemon juice

    • 1 Clove freshly pressed garlic

    • 1 Tablespoon olive oil

    • 2 Teaspoon kosher salt

  • 7

    Place chicken on tortillas, add a spoonful of Tzatziki on top and garnish with tomatoes, red onions and mint. Enjoy!

    Ingredients

    • 1 As Needed tomatoes

    • 1 As Needed red onion, thinly sliced

    • 1 As Needed fresh mint leaves

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