Delicious and Affordable BBQ Mediterranean Marinated Skewers: A Kid-Friendly Recipe to Savour

Hello, foodie friends! As a children’s dietitian with a passion for promoting healthy eating habits, I’m thrilled to share with you a mouthwatering recipe that combines the best of the Mediterranean flavors. Not only are these BBQ Mediterranean Marinated Skewers incredibly delicious, but they’re also low-budget, making them perfect for families looking to enjoy a scrumptious and nutritious meal. So, grab your aprons, gather around the grill, and let’s embark on this culinary adventure!


Mediterranean Marinaded Chicken Skewers

Prep Time 2 hours
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 15 minutes
Course Main Course


  • 4 chicken breasts sliced
  • 1 pepper
  • 1 onion
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 juice lemon
  • 1-2 tsp garlic
  • 1-2 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp thyme
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • Season with salt & pepper


  • Measure out all ingredients.
  • Cut chicken and vegetables into chunks.
  • Mix chicken and other ingredients in a bag and leave to marinate for a few hours.
  • Place on BBQ and cook for 10-20 minutes until chicken is browned making sure to turn them every so often.
  • Serve with salad and carb of choice such as potatoes, homemade chips/wedges, wrap, or bap.


For older babies take of skewer and offer chopped pieces. Don’t add salt.
Have fun being creative with the salad, like the rainbow shown! You can also change to any vegetable or meat/fish/tofu you like on the skewer! 
Allergies: None. Use gluten free carbohydrate if required.

Congratulations, my fellow food enthusiasts! You’ve successfully mastered the art of creating these scrumptious and healthy BBQ Mediterranean Marinated Skewers. Not only are they a feast for the senses, but they’re also friendly to your pocket, proving that delicious and nutritious meals don’t have to break the bank.

Remember, sharing is caring! Feel free to pass along this recipe to friends, family, and anyone looking for a budget-friendly yet delectable meal. If you want more delightful recipes, expert tips, and personalised guidance on children’s nutrition, be sure to visit my website for a plethora of resources that will take your culinary adventures to new heights.

Stay tuned for more fun and nutritious recipes. Until next time, happy grilling and happy eating!