Chicken Souvlaki by MyNutriCounter

Quick Chicken Souvlakis with Roasted Pepper Hummus

Quick Chicken Souvlakis with Roasted Pepper Hummus

When you’re looking for a simple, speedy and deliciously flavoursome dish, this recipe is the perfect solution. Chicken souvlakis are gorgeous Greek kebabs and these are made with chicken and a roasted pepper hummus. It’s a no-fuss chicken dish served with warm wheat tortillas that takes just 10 minutes from start to finish.

Chicken Souvlaki by MyNutriCounter

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  • Serves


  • Prep

    0 mins

  • Cook

    10 mins

  • Total Time

    10 mins

  • Dietary



For the Souvlakis

  • 400g/14oz chicken thighs, boneless, skinless
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 30ml/1fl oz olive oil
  • 15ml/0.5fl oz lemon juice
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 3 whole wheat tortillas (gluten-free optional)

For the Hummus

  • 100g/3.5oz garbanzo beans/chickpeas (canned)
  • 100g/3.5oz roasted bell pepper
  • 6g/0.25oz garlic, crushed
  • 30ml/1fl oz lemon juice
  • 30ml/1fl oz olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper


1.    Cut chicken thigh fillets into cubes.
2.    In a bowl, combine olive oil, lemon juice, lemon zest, dried oregano, salt, and pepper. Add in chicken and toss thoroughly.
3.    Thread chicken into skewers and cook in a grill pan on high heat for 4 minutes per side.
4.    While chicken is cooking, prepare hummus. Add all ingredients to a food processor and pulse until smooth.
5.    Serve with warm wheat tortillas.

Chicken, Dairy-free, Dinner, Gluten-free, Lunch, Mains, Souvlakis

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