Rainbow Veggie & Chicken Skewers

Prep Time: 20 min Cook Time: 30 min
Servings: 4 Skill Level: easy

These colorful skewers are loaded with Mediterranean flavors. Olive brine flavors the chicken marinade as well as the parsley lemon sauce. So tasty!




  • 1½ pounds boneless skinless chicken breast, cut into 1½-inch cubes
  • Brine from a jar of Pearls Kalamata Olives
  • 1 clove garlic, minced or pressed
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 small red bell pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 small yellow bell pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 small zucchini, shaved into ribbons
  • 1 small red onion, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • ½ cup Pearls Kalamata Olives
  • ¼ cup feta, crumbled
  • Wooden skewers, soaked in water for at least 15 minutes


Lemon Parsley Sauce

  • 1 cup parsley, finely chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • ¼ cup brine from Pearls Garlic Stuffed Olives
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ cup chopped Pearls Garlic Stuffed Olives

Cooking Instructions

  1. Cut the chicken breast into 1.5-inch chunks and place in a bowl. Add the Kalamata olive brine, garlic, lemon juice, and oregano. Toss to combine then cover and chill for 1-8 hours.
  2. Make the sauce by combining the parsley, garlic, red pepper flakes, salt, lemon juice, lemon zest, and garlic stuffed olive brine in a medium bowl. Stir in the garlic stuffed olives. Refrigerate until needed.
  3. To make the skewers, thread the ingredients onto the skewers in the following order:
    – Chicken
    – Kalamata olive
    – Red pepper
    – Onion
    – Zucchini ribbon
    – Kalamata olive
    – Chicken
    – Yellow pepper
    – Kalamata olive
    – Red onion
    – Zucchini ribbon
    – Chicken
  4. Preheat a grill, brush it lightly with oil, and grill the skewers until the chicken is cooked through, about 6-8 minutes per side.
  5. Arrange the skewers on a platter, drizzle with the parsley lemon sauce, and sprinkle with the feta. Serve warm.

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