Garlic Parmesan Chicken Skewers

These Garlic Parmesan Chicken Skewers are a delicious and flavorful dish that is perfect for a quick and easy dinner. The juicy chicken pieces are marinated in a blend of aromatic seasonings and coated with a rich garlic parmesan butter sauce that adds a burst of savory goodness to every bite

Why You’ll Love This Recipe:

  • Quick and easy to make
  • Bursting with flavors of garlic, parmesan, and spices
  • Perfect for a family dinner or a backyard barbecue


  • 2 lbs chicken tenders, thighs, or breast
  • 2 tbsp olive oil

Garlic Parmesan Butter Sauce:

  • 1 stick butter
  • 8 to 10 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup parmesan, grated
  • 1 tbsp hot sauce (more if desired)
  • 2 teaspoons red pepper flakes
  • 1/3 cup fresh parsley, minced

Chicken Seasonings:

  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper


  1. Prep and Skewer Chicken: Soak your wooden skewers in water for at least 30 minutes. Mix chicken seasoning in a small bowl. Prep your chicken by cutting into 3″ pieces. Toss in olive oil and spices, coating well. Skewer the chicken tightly.
  2. Make the Garlic Parmesan Butter Sauce: Combine butter and garlic in a microwave-safe bowl and heat until partially melted. Add red pepper flakes, hot sauce, parsley, and parmesan. Whisk until combined.
  3. Cook The Chicken: Cook skewers in an air fryer at 400 degrees for 5 minutes, flip, baste with sauce, and cook for an additional 2 minutes. Flip again, baste with more sauce, and cook for another 5-6 minutes or until the internal temp reaches 165 degrees. Serve with a final pass of garlic sauce and extra parmesan.

Prep Time: 20 mins | Cooking Time: 15 mins | Total Time: 35 mins | Kcal: 350 kcal | Servings: 6 skewers


Store any leftover chicken skewers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Reheat in the oven or microwave before serving.

Recipe Tips:

  • For a spicier kick, increase the amount of hot sauce in the garlic parmesan butter sauce.
  • Make sure to baste the chicken skewers generously with the sauce for maximum flavor infusion.
  • Serve these skewers with a side of salad or grilled vegetables for a complete meal.

Enjoy these delicious Garlic Parmesan Chicken Skewers that are sure to impress your family and friends with their amazing taste and simplicity to prepare!

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