Whole Lemon & Honey Chicken Skewers

By Rachel Phipps
May 16, 2018

Author Notes: This marinade uses both the juice and zest of the lemon, and really packs a punch with grilled chicken. A simple recipe to keep in your back pocket for everyday grilling.Rachel Phipps

Serves: 2
Prep time: 2 hrs
Cook time: 15 min


  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon runny honey
  • zest and juice of 1 lemon
  • sea salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 large chicken breasts


  1. Whisk together the olive oil, honey, lemon juice and zest, and a generous amount of sea salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  2. Cut the chicken into large chunks and add to the marinade. Set aside for at least two hours before cooking.
  3. If you're using wooden skewers on the grill, soak them in cold water for 20 minutes before threading on the chicken pieces to stop them catching fire if you're using a charcoal grill.
  4. Grill the chicken until it is tender and slightly charred, basting with any leftover marinate.

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Reviews (2) Questions (0)


BerryBaby May 18, 2018
My kind of recipe...Lemon and chicken were made for each other! I’m making this, thanks Rachel 😋!
Author Comment
Rachel P. May 19, 2018
Yay! I'd love to hear how you get on!