Chicken shish kebab recipe

Chicken shish kebab recipe

Chicken shish kebab recipe is one of my favorite chicken dishes that I often cook at home. Since it is pretty easy to cook that is single reason why shish kebab lovers like it to eat every now and then.

Ready you grill and throw the marinated chicken and vegetables onto it and flip and grill to turn them such a tastier and grilled that you would love to pair it with your favourite sauce.

No dish can be comparatively as perfect as this chicken shish kebab recipe that turns an amazing pairing of vegetables with tender chicken.

The best part of this chicken shish kebab recipe is that it allows us to use any ingredients that we like instead of lemon juice that is the real secret ingredients behind this magical dish. You can use spices and herbs of your choice and there is no boundary to use them.

Chicken shish kebab recipe
by Swati M.

Chicken shish kebab recipe

  • Course Dinner, Lunch, Main Course
  • Cuisine Greek, Mediterranean
  • Keyword Chicken shish kebab recipe

Is your grill ready to cook an amazing chicken dish that is truly gluten, dairy and carbohydrates free? If your answer is yes, then go ahead to cook this chicken shish kebab recipe that is a perfect ketogenic diet and give a taste that will persuade you to cook over and over again!!

Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 6 Servings
Calories 257 kcal


  • 1 1/2 lbs or 600 gram boneless chicken
  • 2 bell pepper (1 red and 1 green)
  • 1 medium-sized onion
  • Olive oil
  • Kosher salt
  • Black pepper

Marinade ingredients

  • 3 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 2 tablespoon of lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon of vinegar (apple cider)
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • Green oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon of garlic powder
  • Salt
  • Black pepper


  1. Cut chicken pieces, bell pepper into 1.5 inches thick cubes or of your desired shape and put them in different bowl. Cut the onion into bite sized pieces and also ready all the ingredients.
  2. Take all the vegetables into a bowl and pour 1 tbsp of olive oil and sprinkle some salt and pepper on top of the vegetables.
  3. Take all the ingredients in a large bowl and whisk them together. Add the cubed chicken pieces into the marinade bowl and toss them or using a spoon gently coats the marinade onto the chicken. Cover and shift the bowl to a refrigerator for 30 to 40 minutes.

  4. Bring the large bowl out of the fridge and sit it until it comes to normal temperature.

  5. Use six or alternatively less or more you have wooden/metal skewers and add chicken cubes and vegetables. Repeat the process this until you finish with all the chicken pieces and vegetables.

  6. Heat your grill on medium-high flame and add the skewers over it. Cook it for next 10 minutes or until it start looking light golden in color. Flip and grill the other side as well for another 10 minutes. For crisper taste you can grill both sides from here again for another 1 to 2 minutes.

  7. You can use a meat thermometer to check the doneness. Using meat thermometer if you find chicken comes to 165 degrees internally it means it is well cooked.

    Serve it hot with your favorite sauce or side dish.

While making this dish you should need to strict with some rules that really does the real game behind the dish.

If you are using a meat skewers then it is very important to soak them in water 30 minutes prior to make this recipe. It can be metal or wooden skewers, depends on what you have at home.

Marination process is super simple so you should not hesitate to go with that and it needs very simple and easy ingredients that you might have in your kitchen. The marinade is commonly known as Greek marinade that as super delicious in taste.

It is very necessary to marinade the mixture only for 30 to maximum of 40 minutes because over marinating can bring the dish to very mealy texture and sourness in taste.

If you go for grilling over medium-high flame, then it is almost perfect for grilling and you can check the doneness using a thermometer. If the chicken internally comes to 165 degrees then it is fully done.

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