Grilled Chicken and Lemon Skewers
233 Calories
4 g Carbs
31 g Protein
11 g Fat
Total Time
4 servings

Take your chicken dinner to another level! Lemon, basil, mustard, and garlic add bright, unexpected flavors to the same-old grilled chicken. This recipe is easy to make—even the kiddos can help—and it takes almost zero prep time. It's also made with ingredients you probably already have in the spice cabinet and fridge. Serve on bed of quinoa or rice and pair it with a yummy green veggie for a healthy, filling, gluten-free meal.


  • 2 piece chicken breast, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 lemon, sliced
  • 1 lemon yields lemon juice
  • 2 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • ¼ cup leaves, whole basil leaves, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp whole ground mustard
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat grill to medium-high heat.
  2. Place on skewers, alternating a cube of chicken with 1 slice of lemon, folded in half.
  3. Mix lemon juice, garlic, salt, pepper, olive oil, basil, and mustard.
  4. Brush juice mixture over skewers (on both sides).
  5. Grill over medium-high heat for approximately 4 minutes per side and serve.
  6. Note: Soak 16 bamboo skewers overnight.