“Greek” Chicken Tacos

Lemony herbed grilled chicken breast with cucumber and cherry tomatoes. Wrapped in flour tortillas and topped with Greek yogurt, mint and feta sauce, these make for a nice summery dinner.
Greek chicken taco on wheat tortilla with cherry tomato, cucumber and feta sauce
  Greek chicken taco on wheat tortilla with cherry tomato, cucumber and feta sauce
For the chicken
2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts approx 750 grams
2 tablespoons EVOO
juice of 1 lemon
coarse sea salt
black pepper
For the feta sauce
3 small Greek yogurts unsweetened
splash EVOO
1 large chunk of feta (size of a deck of cards) crumbled
10 mint leaves chiffonade
1 clove garlic, grated using a microplane
coarse sea salt
cracked black pepper
To finish
vegetable oil
8 flour tortillas
1 large cucumber, cut in half and sliced
cherry tomatoes cut in half
Place the chicken breasts in a large ziplock bag along with the EVOO, lemon juice, thyme, oregano, salt and pepper. Place in fridge and let marinate a couple of hours. I usually do this in the morning before work.
Just before cooking the chicken, combine the yogurt, feta, EVOO, mint and grated garlic in . Add salt and pepper to taste. Place in fridge to chill.
Heat a cast iron skillet or plancha over medium heat. Brush the skillet with a little oil. Remove the chicken from the ziplock bag and pat dry with a paper towel. Discard the marinade. When the skillet is hot, add the chicken to the pan. Cook for approximately 5-7 minutes per side until the chicken done. Remove from pan. Let rest for 5 minutes and then slice thinly.
Clean the skillet and return to the heat. Brush the skillet with a little oil. Place a tortilla in the pan and warm for a couple of minutes until it starts to puff slightly and gets a little color. Flip and warm for a minute or so on the other side. Repeat with the remaining tortillas.
Top each tortilla with sliced chicken followed by a bit of cucumber and tomato. Top with feta sauce. Serve immediately. Alternatively you can serve the chicken on a platter along with the cucumber and tomato, feta sauce and tortillas so your guests can assemble for themselves. Easier for an informal dinner party.

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