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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: 226 kcal
Author: Jillee


  • 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


  1. In a mixing bowl, whisk together the olive oil, lemon zest, parsley, garlic, salt, and pepper. 

  2. Add the chicken pieces to the marinade and stir to coat. 

  3. Cover and marinate in the fridge for 2-8 hours.

  4. Preheat your grill to medium heat.

  5. Thread the marinated chicken pieces onto skewers and discard the extra marinade.

  6. Place the skewers on the grill, cover, and cook for 8-12 minutes until cooked through, turning once during cooking. 

  7. Transfer the finished skewers to a warmed platter and serve.

Nutrition Facts
Garlic Lemon Chicken Skewers
Amount Per Serving
Calories 226 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Fat 13g20%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 72mg24%
Sodium 714mg31%
Potassium 428mg12%
Protein 24g48%
Vitamin A 115IU2%
Vitamin C 3.3mg4%
Calcium 10mg1%
Iron 0.5mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.