Chicken, Tomato and Bread Cubes with Lemon-Oregano Marinade

Match a marinade to your meat and veggies; this one has lemon and oregano for a Mediterranean tinge.

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  • Servings: 4
Chicken, Tomato and Bread Cubes with Lemon-Oregano Marinade

Photography: Andrew Purcell

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Source: Everyday Food, July/August July/August 2013


  • 1/2 cup olive oil, plus more for grill
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice (from 2 lemons)
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh oregano
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 1/2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken thighs, cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces
  • 2 pints cherry tomatoes
  • 4 cups cubed crusty bread


  1. Combine oil, lemon juice, oregano, and 1 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper. Reserve and refrigerate about 1/4 cup of marinade. Transfer remaining marinade to a zip-top bag and add chicken and toss to coat. Refrigerate 8 hours (or up to overnight).

  2. Heat a grill or grill pan to medium-high. Clean and lightly oil hot grill. Thread some skewers with chicken, others with tomatoes, and others with bread. Season with salt and pepper. Grill bread skewers for about 3 minutes, tomato skewers for 3 to 6 minutes, and chicken skewers for 12 to 15 minutes, turning all skewers frequently and brushing with reserved marinade.

Cook's Notes

Pile different variations of kebabs on platters for guests to choose.


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