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Chicken and vegetable souvlaki skewers on a flatbread with lettuce

Chicken souvlaki

Published: May 4, 2022 at 5:00 pm
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Serves 2

Cook some sizzling chicken souvlaki skewers on the barbecue or grill. We've made this classic Greek fast food dish lighter by using chicken breast rather than thighs

  • High protein
  • Low calorie
  • Low fat
Nutrition:
HighlightNutrientUnit
low inkcal353
low infat5.7g
saturates1.1g
carbs38g
fibre3.8g
high inprotein37.3g
salt1g
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Try our chicken souvlaki then check out our Greek chicken skewers, lamb souvlaki, Greek salad and more Greek recipes.

Ingredients

  • 2 skinless chicken breast fillets, cut into chunks
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 lemon, 1/2 juiced and zested, 1/2 cut into wedges
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1 green pepper, cut into chunks
  • 1 small red onion, cut into wedges
  • 2 flatbreads, griddled
  • salad leaves, to serve

Method

  • STEP 1

    Put the chicken, garlic, lemon juice and zest, oregano and olive oil into a bowl. Season well then toss together and leave for 30 minutes.

  • STEP 2

    Thread the chicken onto skewers with pieces of pepper and onion in between. Griddle or grill until golden and cooked through.

  • STEP 3

    Serve on a flatbread with some salad and a couple of lemon wedges for squeezing.

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