Transport yourself to the vibrant flavors of Greece with this delightful Greek Lemon Oregano Chicken Souvlaki. Marinated in a zesty blend of lemon and oregano, this grilled chicken dish is a perfect addition to your summer menu. The combination of citrusy brightness and aromatic oregano creates a symphony of flavors that will have your taste buds dancing. Serve it with a side of tzatziki and a crisp Greek salad for the ultimate Mediterranean experience.
Greek Lemon Oregano Chicken Souvlaki
- 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- Juice of 2 lemons
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 tablespoon dried oregano
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Wooden skewers, soaked in water
- In a bowl, whisk together olive oil, lemon juice, minced garlic, dried oregano, salt, and pepper.
- Cut the chicken breasts into bite-sized pieces and place them in the marinade. Coat evenly and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
- Preheat the grill to medium-high heat.
- Thread the marinated chicken pieces onto the soaked wooden skewers.
- Grill the chicken skewers for 6-8 minutes, turning occasionally, until fully cooked and slightly charred.
- Serve the Greek Lemon Oregano Chicken Souvlaki hot, garnished with fresh lemon wedges and a side of tzatziki.
Prep Time: 1 hour (marinating time) | Cook Time: 8 minutes | Total Time: 1 hour 8 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
Nutrition Information: Calories: 280kcal, Carbohydrates: 2g, Protein: 30g, Fat: 17g, Saturated Fat: 3g, Cholesterol: 90mg, Sodium: 120mg