Grilled Lemon Dijon Chicken Skewers

For an easy weeknight chicken dinner, marinade boneless chicken breast in this easy, homemade lemon Dijon marinade and refrigerate overnight (or you can freeze them to use another day). Then throw them on the grill!

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.

These easy chicken skewers are so juicy and flavorful, perfect with a big chopped salad, a Spriralized Cucumber Greek Salad or make a side of orzo or grilled veggies.

Lemon Dijon Marinade Ingredients

  • Lemon
  • Dijon mustard
  • Fresh Garlic
  • Olive Oil
  • Fresh Oregano
For an easy weeknight chicken dinner, marinade boneless chicken breast in this easy, homemade lemon Dijon marinade and refrigerate overnight (or you can freeze them to use another day). Then throw them on the grill! 
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Grilled Lemon Dijon Chicken Skewers

1
Freestyle Points
164
Calories
Cook Time: 15 mins
Marinate Time: 1 hr
Yield: 4 servings
COURSE: Dinner
CUISINE: American
For an easy weeknight chicken dinner, marinade boneless chicken breast in this easy, homemade lemon Dijon marinade and refrigerate overnight (or you can freeze them to use another day). Then throw them on the grill! 

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

Instructions

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

Nutrition

Serving: 1skewer, Calories: 164kcal, Carbohydrates: 4g, Protein: 26g, Fat: 4g, Cholesterol: 83mg, Sodium: 452mg, Fiber: 1g
Freestyle Points: 1
Points +: 4