This homemade chicken souvlaki recipe takes you to the streets of Greece! Complete with an easy souvlaki marinade; instructions for indoor or outdoor grilling and what to serve with your souvlaki.
What you will need:
- 2.5 lbs. boneless skinless chicken breast, fat removed, cut into 1 1/2 inch pieces
- 10 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed
- 2 tbsp. dried oregano
- 1 tsp dried rosemary
- 1 tsp sweet paprika dried
- 1 tsp each Kosher salt and black pepper
- 1/4 cup Extra virgin olive oil
- Juice of 1 lemon
- Pita bread
- Tzatziki Sauce
- Sliced tomato, cucumber, onions, and Kalamata olive
Prepare the marinade. In the bowl add crushed garlic, oregano, rosemary, paprika, salt, pepper, olive oil, and lemon juice. Add chicken breast and toss to combine, make sure it’s well-coated with marinade. Cover and refrigerate 2 hours or overnight.
Soak wooden skewers for 30 mins (or use metal ones if you have them), thread marinated chicken pieces through the prepared skewers.
Prepare BBQ (or griddle). Brush grates with a little oil and heat over medium-high heat. t. Place chicken skewers on grill (or cook in batches on griddle) until well browned and internal temperature registers 155° on instant read thermometer. Be sure to turn skewers evenly to cook on all sides, about 5 minutes total. While grilling, brush lightly with the marinade (then discard any left marinade).
Serve immediately with pitas, Tzatziki sauce and veggies.