Grilled Lemon Dijon Chicken Skewers

Here's an easy chicken dinner idea – cut up some boneless chicken breast, whip up this easy lemon Dijon marinade and leave this in the fridge overnight (or you can freeze them to use another day) then put them on a skewer and grill them for a quick weeknight dinner.

Here’s an easy chicken dinner idea – cut up some boneless chicken breast, whip up this easy lemon Dijon marinade and leave this in the fridge overnight (or you can freeze them to use another day) then put them on a skewer and grill them for a quick weeknight dinner. The results are so juicy and flavorful, perfect with a big chopped salad (I served it with a Spriralized Cucumber Greek Salad) or make a side of orzo or grilled veggies.


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Grilled Lemon Dijon Chicken Skewers

Here’s an easy chicken dinner idea – cut up some boneless chicken breast, whip up this easy lemon Dijon marinade and leave this in the fridge overnight (or you can freeze them to use another day) then put them on a skewer and grill them for a quick weeknight dinner.

Ingredients:

  • 3 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 tbsp fresh oregano (or 2 tsp dry)
  • 1 tsp kosher salt and fresh cracked pepper, to taste
  • 16 oz skinless boneless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1/2 red onion, quartered and layers separated
  • 4 lemon wedges for serving
  • 4 metal skewers

Directions:

  1. Combine garlic, oil, Dijon mustard, lemon juice, oregano, salt and pepper in a medium bowl.
  2. Place chicken in a gallon sized bag and pour the marinade over them, refrigerate overnight.
  3. Thread the chicken and onion layers onto the skewers.
  4. Heat an outdoor grill or indoor grill pan over medium-high heat.
  5. Spray the grates lightly with oil and grill about 5 minutes on each side, or until the center is no longer pink.
  6. Serve with fresh lemon wedges.

Nutrition Information

Yield: 4 servings, Serving Size: 1 skewer

  • Amount Per Serving:
  • Freestyle Points: 1
  • Points +: 4
  • Calories: 164 calories
  • Total Fat: 4g
  • Saturated Fat: g
  • Cholesterol: 83mg
  • Sodium: 452mg
  • Carbohydrates: 4g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Sugar: 0g
  • Protein: 26g
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