Spice-Crusted Greek Chicken Skewers

These Greek Chicken Skewers are rolled in a blend of inspired spices before being cooked to golden perfection and served with a lemony dipping sauce.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Greece
Keyword: chicken
Servings: 4


For the Skewers

  • 1 1/2 lb pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite sizes pieces
  • 1 tbsp ground cumin
  • 1 tbsp ground coriander
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 paprika
  • 2/4 freshly ground black pepper
  • 3/4 red pepper flakes
  • 3/4 garlic powder

For the Lemony Dipping Sauce

  • 1 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, pressed


  • Thread the chicken pieces onto metal skewers*. Combine all of the spices in a small bowl, then spread evenly onto a flat surface.
  • Roll the skewers in the spice mixture until evenly coated.
  • Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat. Spray the pan with olive oil, then cook the skewers for 2 minutes per side, 8 minutes total, or until the chicken is cooked through.
  • Whisk the dressing ingredients together in a small bowl. Serve the skewers with a side of dipping sauce.

Photo credit and inspiration: thewanderlustkitchen