Cilantro Lemon Chicken Skewers

Sometimes when I get off work, I just want to cozy up on the couch and relax. I never like to spend a lot of time in the kitchen, and I have been turning to freezer meals or batch cooking on the weekends. We created this simple cilantro lemon chicken skewers dish in a fraction of our usual prep time since we used an indoor grill. It heated up quickly to a high temperature for flawless cooking.

Cilantro Lemon Chicken Skewers

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After marinading our chicken during the day in lemon juice, cilantro, and garlic, we were ready to thread them onto the skewers. We cooked them for a few minutes in the grill, and they were flavorful without a lot of fuss!

Cilantro Lemon Chicken Skewers
Cilantro Lemon Chicken Skewers

Cilantro Lemon Chicken Skewers

Yield: 4
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 8 minutes
Total Time: 13 minutes

Try these quick chicken skewers with cilantro!


  • 4 chicken breast halves, cut into bite size pieces
  • 1 bunch fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1 cup lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons lemon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic


  1. Combine the cilantro, lemon juice, lemon pepper, olive oil, and garlic in a large bowl to marinade the chicken in for at least an hour.
  2. Heat up the grill.
  3. Thread chicken pieces onto skewers.
  4. Grill for 8 minutes.
  5. Serve with ranch and grape tomatoes.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 275Total Fat: 11gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 8gCholesterol: 102mgSodium: 557mgCarbohydrates: 5gFiber: 1gSugar: 1gProtein: 38g

The nutritional information here is an estimate. While I try to provide accurate information via Nutritionix, this information is provided as a courtesy and there is no guarantee that it will be completely accurate. I am not a certified nutritionist and any information should only be used as a general guideline.

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Cilantro Lemon Chicken Skewers

What’s your favorite way to enjoy chicken on the grill? Try one of these grill recipes for the summer too! These make an awesome appetizer for your next happy hour at home too!

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