Greek Chicken Kabobs with Tzatziki Sauce {skinny recipe}

greek chicken skewers

I’m looking forward to lots and lots of heathly meals on the grill now that the warmer weather has FINALLY made it’s way up the East coast!  One of my favorite things to make on the grill is shish-kabobs. They are simple, fresh and healthy, which is an all around win in my book!  Like any good dish, it’s always fun experiment with different variations.  I LOVE the fresh flavors in classic Greek dishes, so I decided to to use that as inspiration to make this healthy Greek Chicken Kabob recipe recently.  This recipe is definitely a keeper!

Greek Chicken Skewers with Tzatziki Sauce {recipe}


2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

1 tbsp apple cider vinegar

1/4 cup water

4 cloves minced garlic

juice of one lemon

1/2 tsp dried oregano

1/2 tsp cracked black pepper

1/2 tsp salt

1 lb boneless/skinless chicken breast diced into 1″ squares

3/4 cup grape tomatoes, cut in halves

one onion, cut into 1″ pieces

one pepper, cut into 1″ pieces ( I used a yellow pepper)


Whisk olive oil, vinegar, water, garlic, lemon, oregano, salt & pepper together in a bowl.  Pour marinade over raw, diced chicken and refridgerate overnight (marinating overnight will give best flavor, but as little as an hour is okay if you’re short on time!)

Once chicken has marinated, you can go ahead and build your skewers.  Your tomatoes, onion and pepper should be sliced and set aside.  Simple layer chicken, then mixed vegetables in between.  After skewers are built, simple throw them on the grill at a medium-high heat for approx. 15 minutes.  Keep a good eye on them, and rotate skewers as needed.

While the skewers are cooking you can prepare the Easy Tzatziki Sauce recipe!  Serve chicken kabobs with tzatziki dipping sauce and a side of pita bread for a healthy, balanced meal!

Easy Tzatziki Sauce [skinny recipe]


1 cup fat free Greek-style yogurt

1 small cucumber, minced

1 tbsp dill

Zest of 1 lemon

1/4 tsp kosher salt


Blend all ingredients together in a small dish just before serving.


2 responses to “Greek Chicken Kabobs with Tzatziki Sauce {skinny recipe}

  1. I’m going to try these this week. I’ve been reading a lot about tzatziki sauce and wanting to try it, and I love chicken kabobs. This is a fairly simple recipe that I can follow, and I was looking for something to add to the menu that my kids would fashion fun! Thanks
    Elizabeth Rising Early, 31 Days

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