Recipe for Greek Style Skewered Chicken Souvlaki

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Variations for this recipe exist throughout Greece. It tastes especially good when the chicken has been marinated overnight. As a variation, you can also skewer pieces of bell peppers and onions if you want

Greek Style Skewered Chicken (Kota Souvlaki) Recipe Ingredients:

  • 2 pounds boneless chicken breast, cut into 1 1/2 inch cubes
  • 1 recipe ladolemono

How to Prepare Greek Style Skewered Chicken:

Prepare the ladolemono according to the recipe.

Place the chicken in a medium bowl and stir in the prepared ladolemono. Cover the bowl and refrigerate for at least two hours, but overnight is best.

When you’re ready to make the souvlaki, preheat the grill to 350 degrees Fahrenheit or prepare the coals.

Pierce the chicken cubes into the skewers. Place the skewer directly on the grill and cook on each side for 3-4 minutes. It should take about 12-15 minutes to cook the chicken all the way through.

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