Greek-Style Chicken Skewers Recipe
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Greek-Style Chicken Skewers Recipe

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This is the one chicken dish my son doesn't put ketchup on. You can make them on smaller skewers, too. — Kathy Martinez, Spring Valley, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:4 servings
Quick Diabetic Exchange Test Kitchen Approved
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 3/4 cup reduced-fat plain yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon poultry seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into strips

Nutritional Facts

1 skewer equals 134 calories, 3 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 63 mg cholesterol, 120 mg sodium, 1 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 23 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 3 lean meat.


  1. In a large bowl, combine all ingredients, tossing lightly. Refrigerate chicken for 10 minutes or up to 8 hours.
  2. Remove chicken from marinade; discard marinade. Thread chicken onto eight metal or soaked wooden skewers.
  3. Place chicken on greased grill rack. Grill, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat 5-7 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink, turning once. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Greek-Style Chicken Skewers in Taste of Home April/May 2014

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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Reviewed Jun. 7, 2015

"I have never used yogurt as a marinade, these have a nice lemony flavor, very good!"

Reviewed Jun. 29, 2014

"Excellent! Enjoying on salads too."

Reviewed May. 23, 2014

"I really like how the yogurt and lemon tenderizes the chicken. Super tender! Enjoyed this with an orzo salad, full of greek olives, feta cheese, etc."

Reviewed May. 20, 2014

"A little bland as some others are saying but with some tzatziki they turned out ok."

Reviewed Apr. 23, 2014

"A little bland for our liking but it was simple and we enjoyed it dipped in some ranch for an extra kick of flavor!"

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