Air fryer Greek Chicken Souvlaki

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My Air fryer Greek chicken souvlaki recipe is easy to make, flavorful and fits right into most diets.


PREP TIME: 10 mins
COOK TIME: 15 mins
CALORIES: 203 kcal


  • 2 lbs Boneless skinless Chicken thighs or breasts
  • 1 Tbsp Mediterranean style Oregano
  • 2 Tbsp Oil
  • 3 teaspoons Garlic powder or 4 cloves of garlic
  • 1 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon White pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon Black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cayenne pepper
  • 3 Tablespoons Lemon juice


Prepare souvlaki marinade

  • Mix salt, spices, herbs, oil and lemon juice in a bowl and set aside

Prepare chicken

  • Wash and pat chicken dry with a clean paper towel.
  • Cut chicken thighs into 2 inch bite sized pieces.
  • Combine the chicken bites with the marinade till well coated. Set aside in the refrigerator to marinate for at least 30 mins.
  • While the chicken is marinating soak the bamboo skewers in water to keep it from burning during cooking.
  • When ready to bake, thread the chicken pieces on the skewers till all the meat has been threaded.

Air fry

  • Place chicken skewers in a parchment paper lined air fryer basket. Mine takes 4 at a time.
  • Bake at 400°F / 204°C for 15 mins flipping half way through cooking time. Internal temperature should be at least 165°F / 74°C
  • Let it rest for 2 minutes then bake the next batch.
  • Serve with your favorites fixings


  1. This recipe makes 8-10 souvlaki chicken skewers.
  2. If you can’t have Mediterranean oregano you can substitute with Italian oregano.
  3. If you are in a hurry you let chicken rest for 10 mins on the counter after mixing with marinade.


Serving: 1Chicken souvlaki Calories: 203kcal Carbohydrates: 1.2g Protein: 26.5g Fat: 9.6g Saturated Fat: 2.3g Cholesterol: 81mg Sodium: 370mg Potassium: 250mg Fiber: 0.4g Sugar: 0.4g Calcium: 23mg Iron: 1mg

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