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three keto and low carb lemon-oregano chicken kabobs with tzatziki on the side
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4.56 from 9 votes

Lemon-Oregano Chicken Kabobs

Perfect for grill season, these colorful and oh-so tasty kabobs are a show-stopping meal!
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Additional Time3 hrs
Total Time3 hrs 45 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Mediterranean
Keyword: chicken, keto, lemon, low carb, lowcarb, mushrooms, peppers
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 301kcal

Ingredients

  • 3 each boneless chicken breasts about 1 pound
  • 2 each zucchini cut into 3/4 inch rounds
  • 1 each bell pepper cut into 1.5 inch squares
  • 1 pound mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 4 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp dried oregano
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • salt and pepper

Instructions

  • Cut the boneless, skinless chicken breast into about 1-inch cubes. Set aside. Wash and cut the zucchini into 3/4-inch rounds, wash and cut the pepper into 1-inch squares, and trim and wash the mushrooms.
  • To prepare the marinade: Mix the olive oil with the lemon juice, dried oregano, garlic, thyme, and a good pinch of salt and a few grounds of pepper. Whisk to emulsify, or put it all in a jar and shake well to combine.
  • Pour the marinade over the chicken and set in the fridge for up to 3-4 hours to marinade. Less time is fine, too. Don't worry if it seems like a lot of marinade.
  • Before assembling, toss the prepared veggies in with the chicken and the marinade and mix to thoroughly coat. Assemble the kabobs by alternating a chunk of chicken with a piece of vegetable.
  • Grill over medium-high heat for 3-4 minutes, then turn and keep grilling another 3-4 minutes. Rotate again to ensure an even cook, and cook for about 12-15 minutes total (depending on the heat of your grill) until the chicken reaches an internal temp of 165-F. Serve with Tzatziki and enjoy!

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 301kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 17g | Cholesterol: 51mg | Sodium: 101mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Net Carbohydrates: 6g