Quick Chicken Souvlakis with Roasted Pepper Hummus

Quick Chicken Souvlakis with Roasted Pepper Hummus

November 28, 2018

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.

  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Yields: Serves 10


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.

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