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A tangy lemon and garlic marinade makes this grilled Greek Chicken extra special. With the addition of fresh oregano, this flavorful dish comes together for a quick weeknight meal.
Course Dinner
Cuisine Greek/Mediterranean
Prep Time 40 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 4
Author Jen Seislove


  • 1.5 lbs chicken breasts or thighs cut into 1 inch chunks and skewered (optional)
  • fresh oregano chopped


  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 4 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp sugar



  1. Combine all the ingredients for the marinade and set aside.  Place chicken on skewers. 

  2. In a shallow dish, pour the marinade over the chicken. 

  3. Press fresh oregano onto chicken.

  4. Let rest for 30 minutes.
  5. Grill until nicely charred but not dry.

Recipe Notes

For a shortcut, buy a Greek vinaigrette at the store and use for your marinade.