The BEST chicken kabob recipes! These easy marinated chicken kabobs on the grill make easy, healthy, and quick budget-friendly summer dinners.
Nothing says summer quite like a grilled chicken kabob!
The marinated chicken, skewered with colorful vegetables, are basically the definition of healthy comfort food.
I seriously crave them all winter long.
(Though now I know you can actually make kabobs in the oven or air fryer too!)
While you might think that there isn’t much variety in the realm of chicken skewers …
… you’re in for a treat!
With different marinades, seasonings, sauces, and ingredients, there are so many flavorful combinations to try.
I put together a list of the most delicious grilled chicken kabobs, so you have tons of inspiration for tasty skewer dinners to make all summer long.
There are even recipes from different parts of the world, so you can branch out to new flavor profiles, while still keeping dinnertime easy and quick to make.
Let’s check ‘em out!
(Psst: Want more warm-weather meals? Check out these quick summer dinners you can make in minutes!)
These Yogurt Marinated Chicken Kebabs are juicy and infused with Mediterranean flavors.
They can be cooked on a grill as well as in the oven, making them perfect for grilling season and all-year-round!
These tandoori chicken kebabs have a quick marinade and can be prepped for the air fryer or grill very quickly.
They're super flavorful and delicious - all crispy and carmelized on the outside, and juicy and tender inside, thanks to the yogurt marinade.
These chicken kofta kebabs are made from ground chicken and a mixture of fresh herbs and seasonings.
They have a ton of flavor and are amazing served with the garlicky yogurt sauce.
These easy teriyaki chicken kabobs are so full of flavor!
The recipe uses a simple soy sauce (or tamari) based marinade where part of it is reserved for thickening and then brushing on as a glaze later after grilling.
Yogurt and Indian spices like turmeric and garam masala are used to marinate these tasty chicken kabobs.
Plus, skewering alongside veggies means you don’t have to worry about making a separate vegetable dish to go with, making this a quick and easy option for summertime meals.
The German doner kebab is the most popular street food in Germany. And making it at home is easy, quick, and delicious.
Spiced up chicken, turkey, pork, or lamb strips get topped with flavorful onions, cabbage, and tzatziki sauce.
Chicken Pineapple and Bacon Kabobs are such an easy summertime food, full of tropical flavors.
Loaded with all things delicious, they’ll quickly be devoured by your family or party guests!
You’re going to absolutely love these Peruvian style chicken kabobs because they bring the flavor and convenience of grilled chicken into your kitchen.
You can enjoy the smoky South Western flavor of these chicken kabobs all year long.
Savor the flavors of traditional Japanese cuisine with Chicken Yakitori.
This delectable dish features succulent, skewered chicken glazed with a savory-sweet sauce, perfect for a flavorful restaurant-dining experience.
This Hawaiian Huli Huli Chicken kebab recipe features chunks of chicken marinated in a sweet and tangy huli huli sauce with peppers, onion, and pineapple.
It's an easy flavorful dish that's perfect for summer grilling.
Chicken shawarma skewers will be your absolute favorite dinner to grill all summer long!
Chicken kabobs are generously seasoned with a stunning mix of bold spices, fresh lemon juice and a good amount of garlic!
Fresh garden herbs, loads of lemon and thick peach slices all contribute to these succulent chicken kebabs.
Make unique use of that summer crop of peaches with this delectable combination of flavors.
This souvlaki chicken kebab recipe uses a simple marinade that is bright and tangy from the lemon juice and savory from the garlic and herbs.
It packs a ton of flavor and it's super easy to prepare.
This is a delicious restaurant style Indian style chicken skewers. Crispy on the outside and succulent inside, they’re loaded with flavor and incredibly succulent.
It is served with a green mint yogurt dip along with onion slivers and lemon wedges.
This Easy Greek Chicken Kabobs Recipe is delicious AND healthy!
Learn how to make the best greek chicken marinade for grilling.
Rosemary Garlic Chicken Kabobs are a quick and easy summertime meal that everyone loves!
Delicious when served hot, and leftovers (if you’re lucky enough to have some!) are great cold on a salad or in a wrap the next day.
These flavor-packed grilled Moroccan chicken skewers make for a perfect summer dinner, and they’re easy enough for weeknights!
Serve them with rice, Naan bread, and your favorite veggie side dish.
Smoky grilled chicken skewers, marinated in ginger, garlic, coconut cream, and soy sauce is the basis for these delicious Thai Coconut Skewers.
They get finished with a sweet coconut cream glaze and served with a simple peanut sauce. Big on flavor, and super easy to throw together!
The most tender, flavorful chicken skewers, served with a creamy Macedonian yogurt sauce called Taratur.
Similar in ingredients to tzatziki sauce, taratur is used as a tasty dip or sauce for all kinds of grilled meats and sandwiches.
In other words, you may want to make extra!
Fantastically seasoned chunks of chicken, mushrooms, zucchini, and bell peppers are all you need to make this easy dinner.
Lemon, oregano, and garlic take this recipe over the top. It’s amazing how simple ingredients can transform into a meal you’ll want to eat again and again.
Persian chicken kebab is incredibly moist and flavorful because of the saffron, onion and yogurt marinade.
Serve alongside your favorite veggie side dish, or even vegetable kabobs to make it extra fun.
Ready to try some new chicken kabob recipes?
I hope this list of chicken skewers has given you tons of inspiration for simple, healthy, and delicious kabobs to make all summer long.
Grab a new recipe, one or two of these easy kabob side dishes, and you’ll have a delicious summer dinner I minutes.
As you can see, there are so many different flavor profiles and combinations of ingredients that you’ll never get bored!
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