Easy lemon chicken skewers with garlic and herbs are delicious, healthy and fast making them perfect for summer dinners served with simple side dishes.
- ¼ cup lemon juice
- 1 tsp salt
- zest of 1 lemon
- 1 tsp pepper
- 2 tsp fresh thyme
- 2–3 garlic clove crushed
- ¼ cup olive oil
- 1 tsp dried oregano
- 2 tsp rosemary
For the skewers
- wooden skewers soaked in boiling water for 30 minutes
- 4 large chicken breasts skinless, boneless
Combine all the ingredients for the marinade.
Slice the chicken into bite-sized chunks and place in a bowl. Pour over the marinade, cover and allow to marinade for at least 30 minutes but up to 24 hours, covered in the fridge.
Thread the marinated chicken onto soaked wooden skewers or metal skewers.
Heat an outdoor grill or stovetop grill pan then cook the skewers, turning every 3-5 minutes, until the chicken is cooked through and golden brown on all sides.
Remove from the heat and allow to rest for 5 minutes before serving.