Friday, December 31, 2010

Is it Wrong to Love My George Foreman Grill So Much?? Greek Style Chicken Kebabs

I just adore my George foreman grill ( hereafter abbreviated to GF ) - the thing cooks chicken in a jif, with little mess and no fuss. I've put all kinds of meats, fish, and vegetables on it. Convenience foods? Bad. Convenience methods of cooking? Good - very good!

Greek Style Chicken Kebabs 

2 tablespoons olive oil
Juice of 1 lemon
4 garlic cloves, crushed
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 teaspoon sea salt
1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut into 1-inch cubes
1 large red onion, cut into 1-inch chunks
8 (8-inch) bamboo skewers

In a large bowl, whisk together the olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, oregano, salt, and pepper. Add the chicken and onion and turn to coat. Cover with plastic wrap and marinate in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes or up to 2 hours.
Preheat the grill to high.

Thread the chicken and onion onto the skewers, reserving the marinade in the bowl. Grill the skewers (in batches, if necessary, depending upon the size of your grill) for 2 minutes and then brush with the reserved marinade; discard any remaining marinade. Grill for about 2 minutes more, until the chicken has taken on grill marks and is cooked through. Serve immediately.