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Garlic Lemon Chicken Skewers

This bright and tangy chicken gets a delicious charred flavor from the grill, resulting in a quick and easy dinner you'll make again and again!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Marinating Time: 2 hours
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 226kcal
Author Jill Nystul


  • 3 Tbsp olive oil extra virgin
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 3 cloves of garlic minced
  • 1 Tbsp fresh parsley minced
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breasts cut into 3/4” pieces


  • In a mixing bowl, whisk together the olive oil, lemon zest, parsley, garlic, salt, and pepper. 
  • Add the chicken pieces to the marinade and stir to coat. 
  • Cover and marinate in the fridge for 2-8 hours.
  • Preheat your grill to medium heat.
  • Thread the marinated chicken pieces onto skewers and discard the extra marinade.
  • Place the skewers on the grill, cover, and cook for 8-12 minutes until cooked through, turning once during cooking. 
  • Transfer the finished skewers to a warmed platter and serve.


Calories: 226kcal | Protein: 24g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 72mg | Sodium: 714mg | Potassium: 428mg | Vitamin A: 115IU | Vitamin C: 3.3mg | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 0.5mg