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Chicken skewers on a baking sheet.
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Grilled Chicken Skewers

Chicken gets a fast marinade in lemon juice and olive oil for a flavorful and easy grilled dinner!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mediterranean
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 28 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 260kcal

Equipment

  • Skewers
  • Grill pan

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless chicken breasts cut into cubes
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic crushed
  • sea salt and cracked black pepper

Instructions

  • Place the chicken, lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, salt and pepper in a bowl and set aside for 5 minutes. Thread the chicken on skewers. Set aside.
  • Heat a char-grill pan or a barbecue over high heat. Grill the skewers for 3-4 minutes per side or until cooked through. Total time of about 8 minutes. Chicken should be 165 degrees.

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Notes

There are so many uses for these Mediterranean inspired chicken skewers.   Use them in pitas, on top of salads (especially nice with a Greek salad,) serve with a dipping sauce. 

Nutrition

Calories: 260kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 72mg | Sodium: 72mg | Potassium: 249mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 94IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 1mg