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Bringing you all some springtime vibes with these Lemon Chicken Skewers with Creamy Feta Sauce. Grilled (or roasted) spiced herb chicken, served with a honey-lemon vinaigrette and the most deliciously addicting creamy feta sauce. It doesn’t get more delicious than this grilled chicken…simple, healthy, extra colorful, super flavorful, and so delicious. A fun switch-up from the usual chicken dinner.

I am officially feeling spring in the air, and geez, I love it. Yes, we do have snow in the forecast this week, but after the sunniest spring weekend I have nothing but spring recipes on my mind and it’s exciting. Clearly, I’m feeling an odd burst of energy and I blame it all on the sunshine, it’s just refreshing.

The days of full sunshine inspired me to break out my grill pan and make these fun chicken skewers. They’re chock full of Moroccan-inspired flavors and truly the most delicious, addicting creamy feta sauce. I know this is cheesy of me to say, but I really am so excited to share these with you guys! My family loved this recipe. It’s perfect if you need something quick and easy to cook up this week.

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The Inspiration

As I mentioned above, this recipe was created with Moroccan flavors in mind. But then they also have a slight Greek twist with that creamy, salty feta sauce.

Years ago I made some grilled Moroccan chicken to serve alongside my homemade naan. I remember enjoying it so much, so I did my best to recreate those flavors today! Only I added a few touches to make the recipe even better.

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Let’s talk about the details

I marinate the chicken with a combination of some of my favorite spicy Moroccan flavors. It’s a combination of olive oil, smoked paprika, cumin, cayenne, a small pinch of cinnamon, garlic, ginger, and lots of cilantro and parsley. If you don’t love cilantro? Just use the parsley and maybe a handful of mint.

Now, when I say marinate, I really just mean toss the chicken up and let it sit while you get everything else for serving together.

I’m one of those people that never has time to marinate anything, so instead, do a quick marinade. It’s not the most ideal I suppose, but it works, and everything still comes out delicious.

While the chicken sits, I mix up a quick, lemony sun-dried tomato vinaigrette to serve over the chicken that adds that lemony touch to each bite.

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Now, onto that feta sauce

As you might expect, I couldn’t share this recipe without including a sauce. You all know how it goes around here, never enough sauce. Enter this delicious feta sauce. It’s whipped feta cheese, with a bit of yogurt, lemon, and whatever herbs you have on hand…or love the most.

The salty feta creates an addicting sauce. Every spoonful is delicious, but it’s especially great over this lemon chicken.

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Once you have everything all made/prepped, just grill chicken, and serve it all up! It’s worth the wait!

I served the lemon vinaigrette and chicken with fresh naan and crispy roasted potatoes. I used homemade naan, but feel free to use your favorite store-bought pita or flatbread.

I then added a very generous amount of that feta sauce, fresh herbs, and a few extra slices of lemons to top the dish off.

Super pretty, on the (very) healthy side, and so very delicious.

These skewers definitely have a little kick to them so the creamy feta sauce is the perfect touch. Everything about this meal is delish. It’s hard to beat…especially when served up with potatoes on the side…and naan. YUM.

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Looking for other spring dinner recipes? Here are some of my favorites:

Sheet Pan 30 Minute Sticky Apricot Chicken

Cool Ranch Chicken “Tostadadillas” with Honey Lime Crema

Easy Vanilla Earl Grey Crème Brûlé

Lastly, if you make these Lemon Chicken Skewers with Creamy Feta Sauce, be sure to leave a comment and/or give this recipe a rating! Above all, I love to hear from you guys and always do my best to respond to each and every comment. And of course, if you do make this recipe, don’t forget to tag me on Instagram! Looking through the photos of recipes you all have made is my favorite!

Lemon Chicken Skewers with Creamy Feta Sauce

Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories Per Serving: 475 kcal

Nutritional information is only an estimate. The accuracy of the nutritional information for any recipe on this site is not guaranteed.


Feta Sauce


  • 1. In a bowl, combine 3 tablespoons olive oil, the paprika, cumin, cayenne, cinnamon, 3 cloves garlic, ginger, cilantro, parsley, and a pinch each of chili flakes and salt. Add the chicken and toss to coat. Marinate for 15 minutes or up to overnight in the fridge.
    2. Meanwhile, make the vinaigrette. In a jar, combine 1/4 cup olive oil, the lemon juice, red wine vinegar, honey, sun-dried tomatoes, 1 clove garlic, and a pinch each of chili flakes, salt, and pepper.
    3. To make the feta. Combine the feta, yogurt, and lemon juice in a blender or food processor. Blend until creamy. Stir in the herbs, paprika, and a pinch of red pepper flakes.
    4. Set your grill, grill pan, or skillet to medium-high heat. Take skewers and thread the chicken, artichokes, and asparagus pieces on. Grill the skewers until lightly charred and cooked through, turning them occasionally throughout cooking, about 10 to 12 minutes total. Alternately, you can roast the chicken at 400 degrees for 20-30 minutes.
    6. Serve the chicken with the vinaigrette and feta sauce spooned over top. Top with fresh herbs and serve with naan and additional feta on the side.
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  1. 5 stars
    My husband and I have made a LOT of half baked harvest recipes, but this one is our favorite. We live in an apartment, so grilling is a bit difficult. So instead, we threw the food (unskewered) in a cast iron skillet, and it worked like a charm. We then threw it over lettuce to make it into the world’s best salad. Don’t skip out on the sauces. It is absolutely amazing!

    1. Hey Paige,
      Amazing!! I am thrilled to hear that this recipe was tasty for you, thanks a lot for giving it a try!🥑🥝 xT

  2. 5 stars
    Honestly one of the best meals I’ve ever made, thanks to your recipe! Even my 4 kids ALL loved it which saying a lot! 10/10

    1. Hey Tiffany,
      Happy Friday!!? Thanks for giving this recipe a try and sharing your review, I am so glad it was a hit! xT

  3. 5 stars
    Loved this! It was a little labor intensive with the marinade, dressing, and sauce, but well worth it! My store didn’t have marinated artichokes, so I just bought a can of artichoke hearts, which worked fine.
    All of the flavors blended magically and this dish presents beautifully. I served this with some pan roasted potatoes/bell peppers/onion/garlic. The whole family enjoyed this meal!

    1. Hi Angela,
      Wonderful!! I love to hear that this recipe was enjoyed, thanks for making it and sharing your feedback! Hope you’re off to a great weekend:)

  4. 5 stars
    I made this as a birthday dinner for my hubby and some friends last weekend. Wow!! The chicken (I marinated it all day) was tender, juicy and full of yummy flavor. The sauce was fantastic – I added dill and no other herbs and it was perfect! Thank you for another winner of a recipe!

    1. Hi Elaine,
      Happy Wednesday! Thanks a lot for making this recipe and sharing your feedback, I love to hear that it was enjoyed:) xx

  5. 5 stars
    Made this without much of the spicy spices for a dinner party and it was fantastic. All the components create amazing complex flavors! Would 100% recommend.

    1. Hey there,
      Happy Monday!! Thanks a lot for giving this recipe a go, I am so glad it was a winner:) Have the best week! xx

  6. OMG! I said “Mmmm” repeatedly last night while eating this.
    I want to bathe in the whipped feta sauce. 🙂
    This is definitely a keeper.
    I had a hard time spearing the asparagus on my skewer without the asparagus splitting in two pieces. I may substitute the asparagus for zucchini chunks the next time I prepare this.
    Once again, you have knocked it out of the park.

    1. Hey Nancy,
      Happy Friday! Thanks a bunch for trying this recipe out and sharing your feedback, I love to hear that it was a hit! xTieghan

  7. We found this recipe last summer and have been making it ever since! It is one of our absolute favorites, especially with your homemade naan recipe! Keep doing what you do, your blog is my favorite and I have two cookbooks!

    1. Hey Cassie,
      Happy Wednesday! Thanks for sharing your review and making this recipe so often, I am so glad it is always enjoyed! xxTieghan

  8. This was SO DELICIOUS! A bit time consuming putting all the asparagus on the skewers but YUM! The sauces are *chefs kiss*

    1. Hey Sarah,
      Awesome!! I love to hear that this recipe was enjoyed, thanks so much for making it! Have the best weekend:) xTieghan

  9. 5 stars
    Really good! Wasn’t going to bother with the feta sauce but glad I did. Didn’t have sun dried tomatoes so substituted with some tomato paste. Worked well. Definitely doing it again! Delish!

    1. Hey Jo,
      Thanks so much for giving this recipe a try, I am thrilled to hear that it was enjoyed, we appreciate the feedback! xTieghan

    1. Hey Hilary,
      Wonderful!! Thanks so much for trying this recipe, I love to hear that it was enjoyed!! xT

  10. 4 stars
    I’ve made this recipe several times and really enjoy it. My only source of confusion is the feta sauce. 6 ounces of feta and 1/4 cup of greek yogurt does not result in a sauce like consistency at all. It turns out more like just crumbled feta. In the past, I’ve had to use way more greek yogurt (AKA the entire container) to get it to a more sauce like consistency Am I missing something here?

    1. Hey Anastasia,
      Thanks for your feedback! I love to hear that this recipe was a hit, thanks for trying it out! Sorry to hear about your feta, are you using block feta? That is key:) xTieghan

  11. 5 stars
    Everything Tieghan touches turns to gold !! This recipe is on fire ??. We were craving lamb and subbed it in for the chicken (highly recommend) which gave it a Greek flair. Added mushrooms to our skewers to add some more veggies – it did not disappoint. The smoky, a little spicy, marinade for the protein mixed with a drizzle of sweet sun dried tomato dressing dipped in some tangy herby feta was an amazing balanced bite. Thanks for all the amazing food inspiration ! We will be making this all summer.

    1. Hey Debra,
      Awesome!! I love to hear that this recipe was enjoyed, thanks so much for making it! Have the best week:) xxT

    1. Hi Lana,
      Wonderful!! Thanks a bunch for trying this recipe out, I am so glad to hear that it was enjoyed!! ?xxT