Grilled lemon & herb chicken skewers with steamed greens

Grilled lemon & herb chicken skewers with steamed greens photo

Serves: 2

Prep time: 1 hour 20 minutes 

Cook time: 20-30 minutes


  • 2 x 150g chicken tenderloins or breast fillets, cut into strips
  • Grated rind of 1 lemon
  • Juice of 2 lemons
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp thyme, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp flat leaf parsley, finely chopped
  • Cracked black pepper
  • 1⁄2 cup broccoli florets
  • 1 zucchini, sliced
  • 1⁄2 cup green beans, trimmed



  1. Thread chicken onto either bamboo skewers which have been soaked (for 30 minutes) to prevent burning whilst cooking or metal skewers.
  2. Mix together lemon juice, lemon rind, chopped herbs and olive oil to make a marinade.
  3. Pour over skewered chicken and marinate for 1 hour.
  4. Prepare barbecue, grill plate or griller. Season chicken with cracked pepper.
  5. Cook skewers, turning every 2-3 minutes until browned on all sides and cooked through.
  6. Steam the green vegetables for 2 minutes until lightly cooked but still crunchy. Serve with chicken skewers.



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