Savor the zest with our Zesty Lemon Herb Grilled Chicken Skewers – a burst of flavors in every bite.
Elevate your grilling game with these succulent chicken skewers marinated in zesty lemon and aromatic herbs.
Zesty Lemon Herb Grilled Chicken Skewers
- 2 lbs chicken breast, cut into cubes
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 2 lemons, juiced and zested
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 tsp dried oregano
- 1 tsp dried thyme
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Wooden skewers, soaked in water
- Combine olive oil, lemon juice, lemon zest, garlic, oregano, thyme, salt, and pepper in a bowl.
- Add chicken cubes to the marinade, ensuring they are well-coated. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
- Preheat grill to medium-high heat.
- Thread marinated chicken onto soaked skewers.
- Grill skewers for 8-10 minutes, turning occasionally, until chicken is cooked through and has a nice char.
- Serve hot and enjoy the zesty goodness!
Total Time: 35 minutes
Q: Can I use chicken thighs instead of chicken breast?
A: Absolutely! Chicken thighs work great and add extra juiciness.
Q: How long should I marinate the chicken?
A: Aim for at least 2 hours, but overnight marination enhances the flavors.
Q: Can I grill these skewers indoors?
A: Yes, use a grill pan on the stovetop for a similar effect.
Q: What sides pair well with these skewers?
A: Try serving with a refreshing Greek salad or grilled vegetables.
Q: Can I freeze the marinated chicken for later use?
A: Yes, freeze the marinated chicken for up to 3 months for a quick meal prep option.
Zesty Lemon Herb Grilled Chicken Skewers are a crowd-pleaser, bringing a burst of citrusy and herby flavors to your table. Elevate your grilling game with this simple and delicious recipe!
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