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    Chicken Souvlaki

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    1 hr 10 mins

    1 hr

    10 mins

    Graybert's Note:

    This is one of our favorites - make it almost weekly!! Preparation time includes marinade time.

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Place the chicken in a bowl and add oregano, garlic powder, seasoning salt and pepper.
    2. 2
      Toss to coat.
    3. 3
      Marinate in fridge for at least 30 minutes -the longer the better.
    4. 4
      In the meantime, if you are going to use wooden skewers, soak them for 30 minutes. This prevents them from burning on the BBQ.
    5. 5
      Squeeze the lemon and then add an equal amount of vegetable oil.
    6. 6
      Skewer chicken onto wooden or metal skewers.
    7. 7
      BBQ chicken skewers until done.
    8. 8
      Mix the oil and lemon mixture until "creamy" and drizzle over the hot chicken - do this as soon as they come off the grill.
    9. 9
      Serve and enjoy!
    10. 10
      **on a side note - if you own a George Foreman, grill this recipe works very well on it!

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on May 30, 2008

      55

      AMAZING! I cannot believe how flavorful my chicken was w/ just those 4 spices plus lemon! I used skinless, bone-in thighs that marinated 24 hours. I grilled whole, over medium-high heat, 8 min. per side, to internal temp of 175F. Drizzled w/ 1/8 cup of lemon juice and 1/8 cup oil. Served w/ Tzatziki Cucumber Dipping Sauce, Kittencal's Famous Greek Salad, Greek Potatoes (Oven-Roasted and Delicious!), and grilled lemons. This was one of the best meals I have ever served! Can't wait to make again. Thank you for a great recipe!!!

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    • on November 29, 2010

      55

      What a beautifully simple and fabulously tasting recipe! My husband does not like things that are too "lemon-y" , but he LOVED this recipe. We ate ours with hummus, tzaziki sauce and pitas- that is it!! Thanks so much for posting. We cooked ours indoors on the cast iron skillet and it turned out great.

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    • on October 17, 2010

      55

      One of two recipes we tried on the grill last week. This was definitely the better of the two. Moist, flavorful chicken. Definitely a keeper. Thanks.

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    Nutritional Facts for Chicken Souvlaki

    Serving Size: 1 (158 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 255.7
     
    Calories from Fat 121
    47%
    Total Fat 13.4 g
    20%
    Saturated Fat 3.8 g
    19%
    Cholesterol 92.8 mg
    30%
    Sodium 92.0 mg
    3%
    Total Carbohydrate 1.6 g
    0%
    Dietary Fiber 0.2 g
    1%
    Sugars 0.3 g
    1%
    Protein 30.4 g
    60%

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