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Baked Chicken Skewers in the Oven

These Baked Chicken Skewers in the Oven are a perfect healthier recipe using juicy chicken thighs and a light seasoning with bread crumb coating. 
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Chicken Skewers in the Oven
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 742kcal
Author Dina from SimplyHomeCooked.com


  • 3 lb. chicken thighs
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp Montreal chicken spices
  • 2 cloves grated garlic
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan
  • 1 cup plain bread crumbs
  • Oil for deep frying canola, vegetable, or peanut oil works


  • Cut the chicken thighs into 1-2 inch pieces.
  • In a bowl combine chicken, mayonnaise, salt, Montreal chicken spices, and grated garlic. Let the chicken marinate in the refrigerator for at least 4 hours, or even overnight.
  • Place the chicken onto the skewers.
  • Mix the Parmesan cheese and bread crumbs together. Coat each chicken skewer in the bread crumbs.
  • Heat oil over medium high heat and brown each side of the chicken skewers.
  • Place then browned chicken on a baking sheet lined with foil and bake for another 15-20 minutes at 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Serve warm.


Calories: 742kcal | Carbohydrates: 18.4g | Protein: 76.5g | Fat: 39.4g | Saturated Fat: 11.7g | Cholesterol: 219mg | Sodium: 1260mg | Fiber: 0.7g | Sugar: 2.6g