First off, let’s talk about these kebab skewers…because I know you’re going to ask. 🙂
So. My mom is a very clever gift giver and she loves to find obscure and fun kitchen gadgets that I don’t already have. Being a food blogger means that I have a slew of kitchen gadgets and goodies and I think she enjoys the challenge of finding ones that I don’t have. For Christmas 2 years ago, I opened these flexible skewers and the delight on her face when I told her that we didn’t have these yet…she was elated!
Now, let’s talk about these kebabs.
Chicken pieces soaked in a lemon-oregano vinaigrette. Then threaded with some green olives, red onion, bell peppers and zukes. (I wasn’t originally going to include zucchini because I don’t think of those as being very ‘Greek,’ but I threw them on because we had some and because I knew the kids would eat their veggies if I served them. Include them or don’t, that’s up to you.) Then grilled to perfection. Then devoured.
That’s how these Greek Chicken kebabs work. They will rock your taste buds!
- 3 boneless skinless chicken breasts cut into 1 1/2" pieces
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 1/4 cup lemon juice
- 2 tsp oregano
- Salt and pepper
- 1 red onion, cut into 1 1/2" pieces
- 3 bell peppers cut into 1 1/2" pieces
- 2 small zucchini cut into 1/2" circles
- about 18 whole green or black olives
- Simple side salad
- In a large bowl, add the chicken pieces, olive oil, lemon juice, oregano and salt and pepper. *Let marinate for at least 30 minutes in the fridge.
- Cut up the veggies and prepare the string the skewers.
- Once the chicken has marinated, string the chicken pieces, red onion pieces, bell pepper pieces, zucchini pieces and olives.
- Grill for 10-15 minutes, rotating 2 or 3 times, until chicken is cooked through and veggies have softened. Grilling time may vary depending on heat on the grill and size of the chicken pieces.
- Serve Greek Chicken Kebabs with simple side salad.
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