Greek BBQ Recipe: Savor the Flavor on Your Grill

Craving a Greek food adventure? Dive into mouthwatering BBQ flavors with juicy meats, zesty herbs, and that Mediterranean magic!

Hey there, BBQ aficionados! Ready to take your taste buds on a sun-soaked Mediterranean adventure? Dive into this Greek BBQ recipe that’s packed with all the zesty, herby goodness you crave. Get ready for a culinary trip to Greece without ever leaving your backyard grill. Every detail’s here, from marinating magic to grilling greatness. Let’s get cooking!

Sizzling Greek BBQ Souvlaki

sizzling greek bbq souvlaki

Imagine yourself on a sunny Greek island, the aroma of sizzling souvlaki wafting through the air. Well, no need to hop on a plane. You can replicate that magic right at your backyard BBQ. Tender, juicy meat with just the right amount of char, perfectly spiced to transport you straight to Greece—all achievable in under an hour!

  • Cuisine: Greek
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Method: BBQ Grill


  • 2 lbs boneless chicken thighs, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 3 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • Wooden skewers, soaked in water for 30 minutes

Cooking Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, combine olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, oregano, paprika, salt, and pepper. Mix well.
  2. Add chicken cubes to the marinade. Toss until evenly coated. Cover and refrigerate for at least 15 minutes.
  3. Preheat your BBQ grill to medium-high heat, around 400°F (200°C).
  4. Thread the marinated chicken onto the soaked wooden skewers.
  5. Grill the skewers for 10-15 minutes, turning occasionally, until the chicken is fully cooked and has a nice char.
  6. Remove from grill and let rest for a few minutes. Serve hot.


  • Alternative Ingredients: Swap chicken for pork if you prefer. Lamb is another delectable option.
  • Garnishing: Serve with a side of tzatziki, warm pita bread, and a sprinkle of fresh parsley for that wow factor!
  • Cooking Tips: Don’t overcrowd the skewers. Give the meat room to breathe (and cook) for that perfect char.
  • Pro Tip: If you’re feeling adventurous, add some veggies like bell peppers and onions to the skewers for added color and flavor.