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Chicken Souvlaki with Grilled Vegetables

Chicken Souvlaki with Grilled Vegetables

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This Chicken Souvlaki recipe is so EASY! A simple Greek marinade is divided among cubed chicken breasts and a mix of veggies. The chicken is then threaded on to metal skewers and grill along side the vegetabless which cook in a metal grill basket. A deliciously healthy and satisfying meal!
Course Mains & Entrees
Cuisine Greek
Keyword chicken kebabs, dinner, Greek Chicken skewers, grilling, healthy, skewers, souvlaki
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 9 mins
Total Time 29 mins
Calories 223
Author Laurie McNamara

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice 1 large lemon
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil extra light
  • 1 tablespoon [homemade greek seasoning]
  • 2 teaspoons garlic paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper freshly ground
  • 2 medium zucchini
  • 8 ounces mushrooms halved if large
  • 1 red bell pepper seeded and chopped
  • 1 red onion cut into eighths
  • pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts cut into 1-inch cubes
  • lemon wedges for serving
  • minced parsley for serving

Instructions

  • Place a grill basket onto your grill grates and preheat your grill to 500°
  • In a bowl, whisk together lemon juice, olive oil, greek seasoning, garlic paste, salt and pepper.
  • Add prepped veggies and chicken into TWO separate large bowls. Divide the greek marinade over each, tossing to coat.
  • Thread the chicken onto metal skewers.
  • Once the grill is hot, add the veggies to the grill basket and place the skewers onto the grill grates. Grill, turning the chicken every 2 to 3 minutes, tossing the veggies ocassionally. Cook until the chicken is no longer pink and fully cooked with good grill marks.
  • Remove off the grill and let rest a few minutes.
  • Once the metal skewers are cool enough to handle, slide chicken off and serve with the grilled vegetables. Garnish with minced fresh parsley and a squeeze of lemon.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 223kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 48mg | Sodium: 291mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 6g