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Chicken souvlaki with veggies on a plate
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5 from 16 votes

Greek Chicken Souvlaki

Greek chicken souvlaki makes for an easy and flavorful recipe. Marinate the chicken, thread the pieces on skewers, and grill them up!
Prep Time30 minutes
Cook Time8 minutes
Total Time38 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: chicken souvlaki, Dairy-free Tzatziki, Grilled Chicken Souvlaki
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Lisa Bryan


Chicken Souvlaki

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts cut into 1 ½-inch cubes
  • cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 recipe tzatziki sauce


  • Add the chicken, oil, lemon juice, garlic, oregano, parsley, salt, and pepper to a large mixing bowl. Stir together. Place the bowl in the refrigerator and marinate for at least 30 minutes.
    Marinating chicken souvlaki in a glass bowl
  • Heat the grill on medium-high heat. Then thread the marinated chicken pieces onto skewers (about 8 to 9 pieces per skewer makes 6 skewers).
    Adding chicken souvlaki on skewers
  • Cook the skewers on the grill for 3 to 4 minutes on each side.
    Grilled chicken souvlaki
  • Served the grilled chicken souvlaki with the tzatziki sauce.
    A plate of chicken souvlaki and veggies


Calories: 447kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 34g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 14g | Trans Fat: 0.01g | Cholesterol: 89mg | Sodium: 1215mg | Potassium: 452mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 388IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 162mg | Iron: 1mg