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Chicken souvlaki

Greek Chicken Souvlaki Recipe

  • Author: Dr. Josh Axe
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Diet: Gluten Free


Greece is known for its whole-food based Mediterranean diet that features many healthy, unique and delicious dishes. Souvlaki is one of them and is often made with chicken or lamb. This chicken souvlaki recipe uses organic, free-range chicken. It’ll be a hit!


  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil
  • ½ lemon, juiced
  • ¼ cup white wine
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon Mediterranean oregano
  • 1 teaspoon basil
  • 8 chicken skinless, boneless thighs


  1. Preheat oven to 375 F.
  2. Add all the ingredients, except the chicken, to a bowl and whisk to combine.
  3. Toss in the chicken and, using your hands, mix until evenly coated.
  4. Allow the mixture to marinate for up to 1 hour.
  5. On a baking sheet lined with parchment paper, add the chicken and bake for 30 minutes or until chicken reaches 165 F.
  6. Add to a side of sprouted rice or in a gluten-free pita with all your favorite veggies!
  • Prep Time: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 30 min
  • Category: Main Dishes
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: Greek


  • Serving Size: 1 serving (275g)
  • Calories: 344
  • Sugar: 0.2
  • Sodium: 246mg
  • Fat: 13g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.1g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 8.2g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 1.3g
  • Fiber: 0.2g
  • Protein: 50.8g
  • Cholesterol: 242mg

Keywords: greek souvlaki, chicken souvlaki, souvlaki