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"To barbecue" means to slow-cook foods at a low temperature for a long time with wood or charcoal.

"To grill" means to cook foods over direct heat and cook it much faster than barbecue with gas, wood or charcoal.

Greek Lemon Chicken Skewers

This is a simple recipe to start the season. Mix half chicken breast and half chicken legs. (white meat and dark meat) Also very good with lamb cubes.

3 lb of chicken meat cut into cubes
1/3 cup lemon juice
1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
2 tbsp good Dijon mustard
5 cloves of fresh garlic crushed
2 tbsp garlic powder
5 tbsp dry Greek oregano
Salt and cracked pepper

Mix all the ingredients together and submerge your chicken in it for 24 hours. Skewer the chicken cubes and grill at medium heat until fully cooked.

Serve with Tzatziki sauce and roasted potatoes.

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