Mediterranean Grilled Chicken with Lemon-Cucumber Relish


This grilled chicken dinner is one of our favorite Mediterranean recipes. Try serving it with pita bread or rice.

Grilled Chicken with Lemon-Cucumber Relish
Photo: Andy Lyons
Prep Time:
20 mins
Grill Time:
12 mins
Total Time:
32 mins


  • 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves (1-1/2 pounds)

  • 1 - 2 tablespoon olive oil

  • 2 teaspoon ground cumin

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon cracked black pepper

  • 1 medium seedless cucumber, chopped (2 1/2 cups)

  • 1 large tomato, chopped (1 cup)

  • ¼ cup finely chopped onion

  • ½ teaspoon finely shredded lemon peel

  • 2 tablespoon lemon juice

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt

  • 1 tablespoon honey

  • 1 tablespoon milk


  1. Brush chicken breast halves with olive oil; sprinkle with ground cumin, salt, and pepper. Grill on a covered grill directly over medium heat for 12 to 15 minutes, until done (170°F), turning once.

  2. Meanwhile, for Lemon-Cucumber Relish, in a medium bowl combine cucumber, tomato, onion, lemon peel, lemon juice, and garlic; stir to combine. In a small bowl combine yogurt, honey, and milk; stir to combine.

  3. To serve, top chicken with Lemon-Cucumber Relish. Drizzle with yogurt sauce. Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

283 Calories
8g Fat
12g Carbs
40g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 283
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 109mg 36%
Sodium 503mg 22%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 4%
Total Sugars 8g
Protein 40g
Vitamin C 14.7mg 74%
Calcium 67mg 5%
Iron 1.8mg 10%
Potassium 890mg 19%
Folate, total 22.2mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.4mcg
Vitamin B-6 1.4mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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