Mediterranean-style Grilled Chicken with Zucchini Fritters

and Tzatziki
Low-Carb
This recipe is based on the Mediterranean diet which is more of an eating pattern than a strict diet. It’s based on research stating that people living in Mediterranean countries live longer!
Cooking time: 45 min
Cals 787 · Prot 71 · Carbs 23 · Fat 43
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Ingredients
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Zucchini fritters

Small zucchini
2 Piece
Salt
1 Tsp
Spring onion
40 Grams
Fresh parsley
15 Grams
Eggs
1 Piece
Grated mozzarella
60 Grams
Feta cheese
50 Grams
Black pepper
0.5 Tsp
Almond flour
80 Grams
Vegetable oil
2 Tbsp

Tzatziki

Fresh dill
15 Grams
Cucumber
2 Piece
Garlic cloves
0.5 Piece
Greek yogurt
150 Grams
Lemon
1 Piece
Salt
0.5 Tsp
Black pepper
0.5 Tsp

Chicken

Chicken breast
400 Grams
Vegetable oil
1 Tbsp
Salt
0.5 Tsp
Black pepper
0.5 Tsp

Instructions

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1 Prep zucchini
Preheat the grill to high. Grate the zucchinis and add it to a colander with a generous sprinkle of salt. Place in the sink for 10 min. After 10 min, add the zucchini to a clean tea towel and squeeze out any moisture.
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2 Make tzatziki
Meanwhile, finely chop the dill. Grate the cucumber and squeeze the excess liquid out with your hands. Peel and mince the garlic. In a bowl, combine the Greek yogurt, grated cucumber, garlic and dill with a squeeze of lemon. Season with salt and pepper. This is your tzatziki.
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3 Make batter
Trim and finely chop the spring onions. Finely chop the parsley. Add the zucchiniseggs, parsleygrated mozzarella, feta and spring onions to a second bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Stir in the almond flour. Set aside.
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4 Grill chicken
Place the chicken onto an oiled baking tray, drizzle with oil and season with salt and pepper. Grill for 10 min or until cooked through. 
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5 Fry fritters
Meanwhile, heat a large pan over a medium-high heat with a drizzle of oil. With clean hands, shape the batter into patties, squeezing them so they stick together. Add to the pan and cook for 2-3 min on each side until browned and cooked through.
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6 Serve
Once done, top the chicken with a squeeze of lemon. Serve the grilled chicken with the zucchini fritters and the tzatziki to the side. 
Tips for fussy eaters
Leave out the dill in the tzatziki.
Pro tip
Prep the fritters ahead of time! Place them on a lined baking tray and refrigerate. This will help them to hold their shape while frying!

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