Nouvelle Cuisine Souvlaki


Nouvelle Cuisine Souvlaki

Elevated Greek Delight: Nouvelle Cuisine Souvlaki

In the realm of Nouvelle Cuisine, we present a modern twist on the classic Greek dish, Souvlaki. This refined version combines the vibrant flavors of Greece with the artistic presentation and delicate techniques of Nouvelle Cuisine. Get ready to indulge in a culinary experience that harmoniously blends tradition and innovation.

Jan Dec

40 minutes

10 minutes

50 minutes

4 servings


Mediterranean, Gluten-free, Low-carb, High-protein, Keto-friendly

Dairy (feta cheese), Garlic

Vegan, Vegetarian, Dairy-free, Paleo, Nut-free


While the original Greek Souvlaki is typically served as skewered meat with pita bread, our Nouvelle Cuisine Souvlaki takes a more sophisticated approach. We deconstruct the dish, presenting each element separately on the plate, allowing the flavors to shine individually. Additionally, we incorporate unique ingredients and modern cooking techniques to elevate the dish to a new level of culinary excellence. We alse have the original recipe for Souvlaki, so you can check it out.


  • Calories: 320 kcal / 1340 KJ
  • Fat: 15g (7g saturated)
  • Carbohydrates: 6g (3g sugars)
  • Protein: 38g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Salt: 1.5g


  1. 1.
    In a bowl, combine the olive oil, lemon juice, minced garlic, dried oregano, salt, and pepper. Add the chicken cubes and marinate for at least 30 minutes.
  2. 2.
    Preheat a grill or grill pan over medium-high heat. Thread the marinated chicken onto skewers and grill for 8-10 minutes, turning occasionally, until cooked through.
  3. 3.
    Meanwhile, prepare the cucumber, cherry tomatoes, red onion, and feta cheese.
  4. 4.
    To assemble, place a bed of cucumber slices on each plate. Arrange the grilled chicken, cherry tomatoes, red onion, and crumbled feta cheese on top. Garnish with fresh mint leaves.
  5. 5.
    Serve immediately and enjoy the Nouvelle Cuisine Souvlaki.

Treat your ingredients with care...

  • Chicken — Ensure the chicken is evenly cubed to ensure even cooking.
  • Feta cheese — Use high-quality feta cheese for the best flavor and texture.
  • Mint leaves — Use fresh mint leaves for a vibrant and aromatic garnish.

Tips & Tricks

  • For a smoky flavor, grill the chicken over charcoal.
  • Experiment with different marinades, such as adding Greek yogurt or lemon zest.
  • Serve with a side of tzatziki sauce for an extra burst of flavor.
  • Try using lamb or pork instead of chicken for a variation.
  • Add a squeeze of fresh lemon juice over the assembled dish for a refreshing touch.

Serving advice

Serve the Nouvelle Cuisine Souvlaki as a main course, accompanied by a side dish or salad. It can be enjoyed on its own or wrapped in lettuce leaves for a lighter option.

Presentation advice

Arrange the components of the dish in an artistic and visually appealing manner. Use vibrant colors and garnish with fresh herbs to create an elegant presentation.