Greek-Marinated Chicken and Veggie Kabobs

9 Jul

Howdy Y’all! I’ve been quite busy with my food cart these past couple of weeks, and have enjoyed some great successes, including catering a wedding party, and a back-to-back First Friday Art Walk and Saturday morning Farmer’s Market. I have had so much fun meeting all the people who visit me and order my tacos, but it certainly doesn’t leave me a lot of time for blogging and cooking for my own family.

Here is a photo my husband took during First Friday of me slinging tacos to the hungry folks. There were hundreds of people gathered in the courtyard who enjoyed square-dancing to music by a great folk band. The kiddos were having a blast!

First Friday Art Walk

First Friday Art Walk

Since we are in the throes of summer-time heat, I thought I’d reblog a recipe of mine from a couple of years ago. It sure sounds perfect for tonight’s meal! Enjoy!

Greek-Marinated Chicken and Veggie Kabobs

Greek-Marinated Chicken and Veggie Kabobs

Grilling season is my favorite time of the year! OK, maybe tied with soup season. But when it’s hot out, I love grilling every night. The kitchen doesn’t get hot, and it’s always easy clean up!

I marinated some chicken today in Greek seasonings, sliced up some veggies, skewered the heck out of them, then slapped them on the grill. A couple of turns later, well, it’s dinner time on the deck!

I wanted to serve this with rice, but hubby said he wanted potatoes. So I compromised and cooked pasta with herbs instead, HA! I hope you enjoy this simple summer dinner.

Greek-Marinated Chicken and Veggie Kabobs

3/4 pound boneless chicken (breasts or thighs)
Sliced or whole veggies of choice, in uniform size
1/2 large lemon, juiced (about 2 tablespoons)
1 teaspoon minced garlic
3 tablespoons plain Greek yogurt
3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
1 teaspoon fresh minced oregano
Ground black pepper, to taste

Prepping the Marinade and Chicken

Prepping the Marinade and Chicken

Cut the chicken into uniform chunks, about a half-inch in width/height. Prep all your veggies and keep cool, if needed. In a small glass bowl, add the lemon juice, garlic, yogurt, 1 tablespoon of the olive oil, minced oregano, and ground black pepper. Whisk until smooth and completely blended. Pour 3/4 of the marinade over the chicken in a quart zip-top/lock baggie and add the chicken and squish around until covered. Refrigerate for at least one hour or up to three.

Chicken and Veggies Ready to Grill

Chicken and Veggies Ready to Grill

Add 2 more tablespoons of olive oil to the remaining marinade and whisk until smooth again and refrigerate. This will be used for your veggies. After the chicken is done marinating (about 45 minutes before you want to eat), skewer the chicken and veggies, in any combination you want and place on a large baking tray. I used sliced squash, zucchini, red onion, and cherry and grape tomatoes, but really you can use any vegetables that you want. Brush the remaining marinade over the veggies on all sides.

Grilling the Kabobs

Grilling the Kabobs

Place skewers on the grill, and cook for about 10 minutes on each side, flipping once halfway through the cooking time. Depending on the shape of your chicken, you might have to do quarter-turn flips. Remove from grill and place on tray and cover with foil for a few minutes. We served this with pasta, but you could also do rice or potatoes. Just time your cooking of that side accordingly with this, OR just eat lots of chicken and veggies! Enjoy!

Download and Print this Recipe

Download and Print this Yummy Recipe!

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46 Responses to “Greek-Marinated Chicken and Veggie Kabobs”

  1. apuginthekitchen July 9, 2017 at 1:30 pm #

    So thrilled your food cart is a success. You must be so busy. Are you doing this year round? It’s such a great idea and I can imagine how delicious those tacos are. Your Kebab sounds fantastic as well, perfect summer meal!!

    Liked by 2 people

    • anotherfoodieblogger July 9, 2017 at 4:26 pm #

      I’m not sure what I’ll do when the snow flies. I need to work on some catering media, I believe. πŸ™‚ Thanks Suzanne!

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  2. D. Wallace Peach July 9, 2017 at 1:43 pm #

    Nice to hear that you’re still having fun with the cart, Kathryn. Is that a line, I see? Yay. Thanks for the recipe. I love kabobs and enjoy trying different marinades (besides teriyaki, teriyaki and, um, teriyaki). Ha ha.

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    • anotherfoodieblogger July 9, 2017 at 4:27 pm #

      LOL Diana. Yes, that is a line you see, I had lines at my past two events, yay! And yes, there ARE other marinades besides teriyaki. πŸ˜‰

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  3. Kat Myrman July 9, 2017 at 1:49 pm #

    Love the photo of you doing your thing! So happy for you! 😊❀️😊

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  4. Tasty Eats Ronit Penso July 9, 2017 at 2:26 pm #

    The kebabs are definitely perfect for this time of the year. Glad to read the food cart is doing so well. πŸ™‚

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  5. Mad Dog July 9, 2017 at 2:35 pm #

    Congratulations. hose kebabs would go down well on the food cart too!

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  6. spearfruit July 9, 2017 at 3:05 pm #

    Great recipe Kathryn and I am excited your food cart is very successful. πŸ™‚

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  7. Michelle Williams July 9, 2017 at 3:46 pm #

    Perfect for summer!

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  8. Fourth Generation Farmgirl July 9, 2017 at 3:55 pm #

    The kebabs sound delicious. So happy you’re having success with your food cart, Kathryn! πŸ™‚

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  9. Gerlinde July 9, 2017 at 5:32 pm #

    That’s so cool that your food cart is doing well. Those kebabs would be a hit also.

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  10. Jodi July 9, 2017 at 7:45 pm #

    Yum and so happy to hear of your success!!!!!

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  11. StefanGourmet July 9, 2017 at 11:24 pm #

    Great to hear you’re doing well with the food cart!

    Liked by 1 person

  12. Debbie Spivey July 10, 2017 at 5:38 am #

    Hi Kathryn! These look amazing. I am so in love with Greek food! Have a good week!

    Liked by 1 person

  13. Teagan Geneviene July 10, 2017 at 1:32 pm #

    Kathryn you look like you’re having a good time, and glad your hubby seems to be as well, since he was taking pictures. But I hope you’re not working too hard. We IT folks get used to the air conditioner. πŸ™‚
    Indeed, this post is well worth a “second helping.” Yum!
    Mega hugs.

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  14. Josette@thebrookcook July 10, 2017 at 5:50 pm #

    Congrats on all of your success! πŸ™‚

    Liked by 1 person

  15. Christy B July 22, 2017 at 2:26 pm #

    Sounds like a tasty dinner! Do you take orders or deliver? πŸ˜‰

    Liked by 1 person

  16. FrugalHausfrau July 23, 2017 at 9:17 am #

    Oh, I’m making these for sure!! I love those Greek flavors and kabobs would be so great tonight! I like that you did different skewers for the veg and chicken – it makes it so much easier to cook.

    Look at you at the cart and love the line!!! πŸ™‚

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  17. Freda @ Aromatic essence July 26, 2017 at 8:34 pm #

    Glad to know your food cart is doing well! Congrats Kathryn πŸ™‚ These kabobs looks very tempting!

    Like

  18. Sumith July 29, 2017 at 12:26 pm #

    Great to hear on your success. Kebabs looks fabulous and delicious. Best wishes Kath.

    Liked by 1 person

  19. NoPlateLikeHome.com August 4, 2017 at 12:45 pm #

    This looks yummy. I love Gr keep food. How is the food truck business going? Love the pic.

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    • anotherfoodieblogger August 5, 2017 at 9:53 pm #

      My food truck is going awesome, thank you for asking! I feel truly blessed. πŸ™‚

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  20. Brina August 5, 2017 at 8:25 pm #

    These kebabs sound delicious and are so perfect for the summer!

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  21. The Thrifty Campers August 6, 2017 at 6:46 pm #

    That’s awesome you’re running your own food cart business, must be a ton of busy fun. This looks like a delicious recipe that I must try.

    Liked by 1 person

    • anotherfoodieblogger August 6, 2017 at 9:24 pm #

      Thank you so much! Yes, it’s quite time-consuming but I do love it! The people I meet are great, too!

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