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Sep 18, 2015

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Chicken Spiedies

Active time:20 minutes

Start To Finish:40 minutes excluding up to three hours for marinating


Yield: 6 servings

Source: Cook's Country

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½ cup olive oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 Tbs. finely chopped fresh basil
½ tsp. dried oregano
2 tsp. grated lemon zest
1 Tbs. fresh lemon juice
1 tsp. salt
½ tsp. freshly ground black pepper
¼ tsp. red pepper flakes
3 Tbs. mayonnaise
1 Tbs. red wine vinegar
4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (about 1½ lbs.)


Combine oil, garlic, basil, oregano, lemon zest, salt, pepper, and pepper flakes in large bowl. Transfer 2 Tbs. oil mixture to separate bowl and whisk in mayonnaise, vinegar, and lemon juice; refrigerate.

Prick chicken breasts all over with a fork, cut into 1¼-inch chunks, and transfer to bowl with remaining oil mixture. Refrigerate, covered, for 30 minutes or up to 3 hours.

Remove chicken from marinade and thread onto six 12-inch metal skewers. Grill chicken over hot fire or medium-high heat on gas grill, covered and turning frequently, until lightly charred and cooked through, 10 to 15 minutes. Serve with mayonnaise mixture.

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