Chicken Souvlaki Kebabs Cooked on a Cyprus BBQ

Chicken Souvlaki

Chicken Souvlaki Kebabs are a perfect taste of Cyprus, served in a warm pitta bread with Greek salad and a good squeeze of lemon. The small chunks of chicken cook quickly and evenly over white-hot coals using one of our fantastic Rotisserie Cyprus BBQs and motors

Serves: 3-4

Preparation Time: 30 minutes (plus up to a couple of hours to Marinade)


  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 3-4 tablespoons Greek olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons of dried Greek oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 boneless chicken Breasts 


  • Dice the Chicken into 2.5cm (1”) cubes
  • In a large glass bowl, mix together lemon juice, olive oil, oreganoand chicken, stir to coat.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste
  • Cover, and refrigerate for 2 to 3 hours for the best results, but you can use it sooner if you are hungry!!.
  • Thread chicken onto souvlaki skewers.
  • Cook over hot coals on the rotisserie Cyprus BBQ for 15 to 20 minutes brushing occasionally with olive oil 

Serving suggestions

Serve with warm pitta bread, delicious Greek SaladHoumous and Tzatziki and a good squeeze of lemon.

Cicken Souvlaki kebab with salad and pita


For a little extra flavour add a couple of cloves of minced garlic to the marinade

For best results, obviously, we highly recommend cooking using our fantastic  Traditional Cyprus charcoal barbecues!

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