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
Featured In: 38 Greek-Style Dinners
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:4 servings
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: 134 calories, 3g fat (1g saturated fat), 63mg cholesterol, 120mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 23g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 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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mneff User ID: 2631073 227581
Reviewed Jun. 7, 2015

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

karenrusch User ID: 3366033 177617
Reviewed Jun. 29, 2014

"Excellent! Enjoying on salads too."

CatMurphy User ID: 7117971 132030
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."

spronovo User ID: 3118526 126653
Reviewed May. 20, 2014

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

jstowellsupermom User ID: 7101358 178319
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!"

ptgallagher2 User ID: 356646 126652
Reviewed Apr. 7, 2014

"These were delicious and easy to make. My very picky 13 year old ate the whole thing. This recipe is a keeper!"

mjlouk User ID: 1712085 191217
Reviewed Apr. 1, 2014

"We did not enjoy this recipe at all. The lemon flavor was too strong and other than the lemon it was very bland."

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