Photo: Justin Walker; Styling: Carla Gonzalez-Hart
Hands-on Time
23 Mins
Total Time
2 Hours 23 Mins
Serves 4 (serving size: 1 cup chicken and 3/4 cup salad)

Here's a six-ingredient dish that delivers big taste with minimal fuss. If you're pressed for time, cut the marinating back to 15 minutes--lemon flavor will still come through.

How to Make It

Step 1

Combine 2 tablespoons juice, 2 teaspoons garlic, 1 teaspoon oregano, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/2 teaspoon pepper in a bowl. Add 1 tablespoon oil, stirring with a whisk. Add chicken, and stir; marinate in refrigerator 2 hours, covered.

Step 2

Remove chicken from bowl; discard marinade. Thread chicken onto 4 (10-inch) skewers. Heat a grill pan over high heat. Add skewers; cook 6 minutes or until done, turning often.

Step 3

Combine remaining 1 tablespoon juice, 1 teaspoon garlic, 1/2 teaspoon oregano, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper in a medium bowl. Gradually add remaining 2 tablespoons oil, stirring well with a whisk. Add parsley and tomatoes; toss to coat. Serve chicken on top of salad.

Ratings & Reviews

Chicken is great!

October 11, 2016
The marinated chicken is very good but the salad, based on the photo, should have been made with flat-leaf parsley. The curly parsley was not good. I also think the ratio of 1/2 cup of tomatoes to 1 cup of parsley is off, maybe 1:1. I actually made couscous and tossed it with the salad and that was good except for too much parsley. I cut up 8 ounces of chicken for 2 of us and made the full amount of marinade/dressing.

Tasty chicken

March 25, 2016
But not so big on the parsley salad.  When I make this again, I'll substitute some baby spinach for the parsley.  The chicken was great from our grill.  10 minutes each side, came out perfectly.

amateurcook's Review

February 11, 2015
The flavor of the chicken was really good. Easy to put together and fast. If you prepare the meat ahead of time doesn't take long to cook. I loved the flavors with the tomato parsley salad. Serve with pita bread or tortillas as this is very tasty. Will make again.