Greek Chicken Sliders with Tzatziki

Greek Chicken Sliders with Tzatziki



  • Sliders:

    • 3/4 cup dry breadcrumbs
    • 1/3 cup finely crumbled feta cheese
    • 2 tsp finely grated lemon zest
    • 1 tsp dried oregano
    • 1/2 tsp each salt and freshly ground pepper
    • 2 cloves garlic, minced
    • 1 egg
    • 16 mini pitas
    • 4 lettuce leaves
    • 4 small tomatoes, sliced
    • 1/4 English cucumber, thinly sliced



    • 1 1/2 cups plain Greek yogurt
    • 3/4 cup peeled, seeded and finely chopped cucumber
    • 1 tbsp red wine vinegar
    • 2 tsp chopped fresh mint
    • 2 tsp chopped fresh dill
    • 2 tsp olive oil
    • 1/2 tsp salt
    • 2 cloves garlic


Tzatziki: Stir the yogurt with the cucumber, vinegar, mint, dill, oil, salt and garlic. Chill for at least 2 hours.

Sliders: Preheat the grill to medium-high; lightly coat the grate with cooking oil. Stir the breadcrumbs with 1/2 cup tzatziki, feta, lemon zest, oregano, salt, pepper, garlic and egg. Crumble in the ground chicken and gently mix to combine. Form into 16 patties. Grill, turning as needed, for 15 minutes or until well-marked and cooked through. Split the pitas open. Spread some tzatziki on the inside of the pita. Add lettuce, tomato, cucumber and a cooked pattie.


Prepare the sliders in advance and pack along all the garnishes separate when going on a picnic or to the beach for the day. Slider can also be cooked in a preheat 400°F oven for 15 to 20 minutes.

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