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An authentic recipe for juicy Greek chicken souvlaki with garlic and lemon juice. | livinglou.com
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Chicken Souvlaki

Louisa Clements
Make chicken souvlaki the way they do in Greece with this recipe for grilled Greek chicken souvlaki made with a simple souvlaki marinade of olive oil, garlic, oregano and lemon juice.
Prep Time30 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Total Time40 minutes
Servings 8 skewers


  • 4 chicken breasts, cut into 1-1/2" pieces
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder


  • In a glass bowl, whisk olive oil with lemon juice, oregano, salt and garlic powder. Add chicken, cover and refrigerate at least 30 minutes and up to 2 hours.
  • Preheat grill to medium-high heat and soak wooden skewers for 20 minutes. Thread chicken onto skewers.Grill, covered, for 4-5 minutes per side. Serve with lemon wedges and tzatziki sauce.
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