Greek Shrimp with Tzatziki Sauce Recipe - Food Fanatic

Greek Shrimp with Tzatziki Sauce Recipe

    4 Servings


For the Shrimp:
  • 1 large Lemon, juiced
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garlic, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon Oregano
  • 1 tablespoon Honey
  • 2 tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 pound Shrimp, medium to large, shelled and deveined
For the Sauce:
  • 1 cup Plain Greek Non Fat Yogurt
  • 1/2 large Lemon, juiced
  • 1/2 cup Cucumber, shredded
  • 1 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 2 teaspoons Fresh Mint, chopped, plus extra for garnish if desired
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt


For the Shrimp:

  1. In a medium size bowl, mix together lemon juice, garlic, oregano, honey, olive oil and salt. Add shrimp and mix well.
  2. Cover and let sit in the refrigerator for 20 minutes.
  3. Preheat outdoor grill to medium heat. Thread 4 to 6 shrimp on a skewer. And set on a plate. Discard any remaining marinade.
  4. Cook shrimp on medium heat for 3 to 5 minutes on each side or until shrimp turn pink.
  5. Serve shrimp with tzatziki sauce.

For the Sauce:  

  1. In a small bowl, mix together yogurt, lemon juice, cucumber, olive oil, garlic powder, mint and salt. Combine well.
  2. Keep in the refrigerator until ready to serve. This sauce can be made the day before and refrigerated until needed.
  3. Garnish with extra mint if desired.
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