Lemon Chicken Skewers

June 29, 2021  |  Taste of Home

Lemon Chicken Skewers 


Total Time:  Prep: 10 min. + marinade. Grill: 15 min.

Makes:  6 servings



  • 1/4 cup olive oil

  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice

  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar

  • 2 garlic cloves, minced

  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon zest

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar

  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano

  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

  • 1-1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-1/2-in. pieces

  • 3 medium Zucchini, halved lengthwise and cut into 1-1/2-inch slices

  • 3 medium onions, cut into wedges

  • 12 cherry tomatoes


  • In a large bowl, combine the first nine ingredients; set aside 1/4 cup for basting. Pour half into a large bowl. Add chicken; turn to coat. Pour the remaining marinade into another large bowl. Add the zucchini, onions and tomatoes; turn to coat. Cover and refrigerate chicken and vegetables for up to 4 hours or overnight.

  • Drain and discard marinade. Alternately thread chicken and vegetables onto metal or soaked wooden skewers. Grill, covered, over medium heat for 6 minutes on each side or until chicken juices run clear, basting occasionally with reserved marinade.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 219 calories, 6g fat (1g saturated fat), 66mg cholesterol, 278mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 3g fiber), 29g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 vegetable