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Chicken Skewers


  • 750g skinless chicken breast and thigh flillets cut into 3 cm cubes
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 garlic cloves crushed
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/2 red onion cut into quarters
  • 1/2 yellow pepper cut bits roughly the same size as the chicken
  • Onion chopped finely
  • Sea salt and pepper
  • 8 skewer soaked in water to stop burning
Chicken Skewers


This is such an easy recipe and the kids will love helping to skewer the chicken. They can also be cooked on a grill.


  • Pop the chicken, olive oil, garlic, and lemon juice in a bowl, stir to combine and leave to marinate for at least an hour.
  • Light the bbq.
  • Separate each onion wedge into three pieces.
  • Assemble the skewers by alternating with chicken, onion and pepper on each skewer, four of each.
  • Pop onto the bbq and cook for ten minutes, turning and basting with the marinade throughout cooking.
  • Careful of the bbq flaring with the oil.
  • Serve with a big green salad and bbq roast spuds.