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Greek Chicken Kebabs
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Greek Chicken Kebabs

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Marinating time 4-24 hours1 min
Total Time40 mins
Course: Main
Cuisine: Greek
Servings: 4
Author: Pam - For the Love of Cooking / Original by Saving Room for Dessert

Ingredients

Marinade:

  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 6 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 2 tbsp fresh oregano leaves, minced
  • 1 tbsp fresh thyme leaves, minced
  • 1 tbsp white balsamic vinegar
  • Zest from 1 lemon
  • 1 tsp Kosher salt
  • 1 tsp freshly cracked black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp crushed red pepper flakes

Other Ingredients:

  • 3-4 boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite sized pieces
  • 1 red bell pepper, cut into bite sized pieces
  • 1 red onion, cut into bite sized pieces
  • Fresh parsley, chopped, for garnish
  • Kebab sticks (soak wooden skewers in water for 30 minutes prior to cooking)

Instructions

  • Make the marinade by combining the Greek yogurt, olive oil, lemon juice, minced garlic, minced oregano, minced thyme leaves, balsamic vinegar, lemon zest, salt, freshly cracked pepper, and crushed red pepper flakes together in a large zip lock bag. 
  • Seal and massage the bag to combine the ingredients well. Add the chicken to the bag turning to coat then seal. Place into the refrigerator to marinate 4-24 hours making sure to turn the bag a few times while marinating. 
  • Thread chicken pieces onto the skewers alternating with peppers and onions. 
  • Cook the kebabs by heating the olive oil a large grill pan over medium-high heat until HOT. 
  • Add the skewers and cook on all sides until golden brown, about 5-7 minutes on all sides, or until cooked through.
  • Remove from the grill pan sprinkle with fresh parsley and serve immediately. Enjoy.