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Chicken Souvlaki


This Greek classic also works well with pork. The lemon imparts a light, refreshing taste. Serve with rice, pita bread and tzatziki sauce.

Recipe courtesy of Richard Woodbury


  • 1 lb (454 g) of boneless chicken or pork
  • 1 sweet onion
  • 2 green peppers
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) of canola oil
  • lemon juice from one freshly squeezed lemon (about 1/4 cup/60 ml)
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • dash of salt and pepper
  • 2 Tbsp (30 ml) of oregano flakes


  1. Assemble marinade.
  2. Cut chicken into 1.5-inch (4 cm) cubes
  3. Place chicken in marinade and marinate for six to 24 hours.
  4. Cut onion and green pepper into 1.5-inch (4 cm) pieces.
  5. Place chicken, onion and green pepper on skewers. Use two pieces of vegetables for every piece of chicken. Follow onion, onion, chicken, green pepper, green pepper and chicken pattern. Repeat.
  6. Grill on

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