May 6, 2024

Mediterranean Whole30 Italian-Style Chicken Skewers

Skewers of Whole30 Italian-Style Chicken, zucchini, squash, onion, cherry tomato, and bell peppers are drizzled with tahini sauce.

Mediterranean Chicken Skewers
Made By Whole30Made By Whole30

Mediterranean Whole30 Italian-Style Chicken Skewers

Total Time 45 minutes


  • 3 Whole30 Italian-Style Chicken Breasts (one pouch) see reheating instructions before opening
  • 1 zucchini cut into 2” cubes
  • 1 yellow squash cut into 2” cubes
  • 1/3 red onion cut into 2” cubes
  • 10 cherry tomatoes
  • 1 bell pepper cut into 2” cubes
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • ground black pepper to taste

Tahini Sauce

  • 3/4 cup tahini
  • 1/3 cup lime juice
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup parsley chopped


  • Metal or wood skewers if using wood or bamboo skewers, make sure to submerge in water for at leat 10 minutes prior to grilling to prevent charring.
  • grill


Prepare Sauce

  • IN a food processor combine tahini, lime juice, garlic, water and 1/2 tsp of salt. Blend until the mixture is homogenous.
  • ADD chopped parsley and blend just enough to mix the parsley throughout.
  • NOTE: This sauce will get very firm if chilled so it is easier to use if made right before it is needed or left out room temperature for a bit.

Prepare Skewers

  • PREHEAT grill for medium heat and lightly oil the grate.
  • ARRANGE vegetables alternately on skewers and set the leftover vegetable marinade on the side.
  • IN a mixing bowl, combine all of the vegetables and marinate with the olive oil, and 2 tsp salt. Add pepper to taste.
  • COOK skewers on the preheated grill until vegetables are tender, turning and occasionally basting vegetables with remaining olive oil mixture, for 10 to 15 minutes.
  • REMOVE vegetables from skewers and divide evenly onto three plates.

Reheat Chicken – Stovetop

  • HEAT sauté pan over medium heat. Once hot, add 1 tablespoon of cooking oil.
  • CUT pouch and place chicken breasts in pan (leave marinade in pouch for later use).
  • COVER pan and heat chicken for 6-7 minutes, flipping once. If heating uncovered, add 3 minutes to the heating time, and flip the chicken every 2-3 minutes.
  • REMOVE pan from heat and pour marinade on chicken. Let stand for 1 minute before serving. Caution: Contents will be hot!

Reheat Chicken – Microwave

  • PUNCTURE pouch and place in a microwave-safe bowl.
  • HEAT on high for 4 minutes or until heated thoroughly.
  • REMOVE bowl from microwave. Cut pouch and pour chicken and marinade into bowl.
  • ALLOW to stand for 1 minute before serving. Caution: Contents will be hot!


  • SLICE chicken into large chunks and place on top of the grilled vegetables.
  • DRIZZLE tahini sauce over top or use on the side as a dipping sauce.
  • SERVE and enjoy!

Jason Travi

Jason Travi is a James Beard Award semi-finalist chef with over 20 years of experience in the restaurant and retail packaged goods industries. He’s a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America and has been the Executive Chef at several award-winning restaurants in Los Angeles, California. Chef Travi also worked as the Executive Chef at Freshly and Amazon Go.