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Marinated Mediterranean Chicken Skewers

These delicious Mediterranean Chicken Skewers are a delicious way to have a low carb meal and welcome grilling season!
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Course: dinner
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: Chicken Kabobs, Chicken Skewers, Mediterranean Chicken Skewers
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Marinading: 8 hours
Author: Rachel

Equipment

  • Bamboo Skewers

Ingredients

Ingredients for the Skewers

  • 1 lb. package boneless chicken thighs, cut and marinated
  • 1/2 Ib. Brussels sprouts, bottoms cut off and cut in half
  • 1 large red onion, cut into
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil for the vegetables
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 a lemon

Ingredients for the Marinade

  • 2 Tbsp. fresh basil, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh thyme leaves
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh oregano, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp. sage, chopped
  • 3 Tbsp. of olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 3 cloves garlic, sliced
  • 1 tsp. sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp. fresh cracked pepper
  • Optional: 1/2 tsp. red pepper flakes

Basil & Honey Dressing Ingredients

  • 1 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil Use the whole leaves and pack them into half cup.
  • 1 small shallot, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp. sea salt
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup champagne vinegar or white wine vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon juice

Feta Yogurt Dill Sauce

  • 1 cup Dill
  • 3/4 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 3/4 cup Feta cheese
  • 2 1/2 tsp. lemon juice

Instructions

Feta Yogurt Dill Sauce Instructions

  • Combine all ingredients in a food processor and blend. Refrigerate until needed.

Basil & Honey Vinaigrette

  • Combine all ingredients in a food processor and blend. If you make this far in advance, refrigerate until 1 hour before needed. Remove 1 hour before use so the olive oil will come back to room temperature.

Chicken Skewer Instructions

  • Add the copped chicken to a plastic bag or container that can be sealed and then add all the marinade ingredients. Cover or close the bag and refrigerate for at least 8 hours. You can go up to 24.
  • Preheat the oven to 400 degree.
  • Add the chicken and the vegetables to the skewers in an alternate fashion.
  • Add them to a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  • Brush the onions and Brussel sprouts with a little olive oil and then sprinkle a little more salt and pepper over them. Squeeze the lemon half over everything.
  • Bake for 15 minutes on one side and then flip them.
  • Bake for another 15 minutes.
  • Serve immediately with the sauces, additional vegetables or a side of rice, potatoes or homemade fries.