Chicken souvlaki is one of the easiest things to make and is always so, so delicious. It’s the staple of any good Greek feast, there are few things I love more than a giant Greek feast. I recommend serving the souvlaki alongside some tzatziki, lemon rice pilaf, perfect roasted potatoes and a big, fresh salad with lots of feta and a zippy dressing. Try and get your hands on some Loukoumades to really round things out. For the souvlaki, I like to just chop up some boneless skinless chicken breast, mix it with a marinade of olive, lemon juice, chopped garlic, some kosher salt and black pepper and about a teaspoon each of dried oregano, basil, rosemary, parsley, thyme and dill. If you have fresh herbs on hand, even better.
You can throw the mix in a frying pan or skillet…
…or thread it on some skewers for the BBQ!
Get some other Greek goodies prepped too.
Grilled veggies would also be amazing with this.
Get ready for your feast!
Chicken Souvlaki Recipe
1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breast, cubed
1 tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp lemon juice
1 tsp oregano
1 tsp basil
1 tsp rosemary1 tsp parsley
1 tsp thyme
1 tsp dill
Kosher salt and fresh ground pepper to taste
- Mix chicken breast with olive oil and spice mixture. Use right away or let marinade for up to 24 hours. Fry in a pan or skillet, bake in the oven at 350 degrees, or BBQ skewers until chicken is no longer pink inside, about 10 – 15 minutes.