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Easy Chicken Souvlaki Skewers

Satisfy your craving for the flavors of Greece with these Quick and Easy Chicken Souvlaki Skewers. In just a short time, you can enjoy juicy, marinated chicken skewers that capture the essence of Mediterranean street food. Paired with a simple tzatziki sauce, this recipe is perfect for a speedy and delicious meal.
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The Story

Souvlaki is a quintessential Greek delight that takes your taste buds on a Mediterranean journey. Imagine succulent pieces of marinated meat, often skewered and grilled to perfection, creating a symphony of flavors and textures.


For Chicken Souvlaki:
1.5 pounds boneless, skinless chicken thighs, cut into bite-sized pieces
1/4 cup olive oil
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 teaspoon dried oregano
Salt and pepper to taste
Wooden skewers
For Tzatziki Sauce:
1 cucumber, peeled, seeded, and grated
1 cup Greek yogurt
1 clove garlic, minced
1 tablespoon fresh dill, chopped
Salt and pepper to taste
4 Servings

Prep Time:

0 Hrs 30 Mins

Cook Time:

0 Hrs 10 Mins

Total TIme:

0 Hrs 0 Mins



In a bowl, whisk together olive oil, lemon juice, minced garlic, oregano, salt, and pepper.


Add chicken pieces to the marinade, ensuring they are well coated. Let them marinate for at least 20 minutes.


Preheat the grill or grill pan to medium-high heat.


Thread marinated chicken onto wooden skewers.


Grill the skewers for about 5 minutes on each side, or until the chicken is cooked through and has a nice char.


While the chicken is grilling, prepare the tzatziki sauce. Combine grated cucumber, Greek yogurt, minced garlic, chopped dill, salt, and pepper.


Serve the grilled Chicken Souvlaki Skewers with a side of Tzatziki Sauce.

Tips for this recipe

For an even quicker option, use pre-cut chicken strips or chunks to reduce preparation time. Enjoy these skewers on their own, with pita bread, or as part of a Mediterranean-style platter.

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