Chicken Skewers

chicken skewersThis recipe is courtesy of Easy Living Magazine

Serves : 4   –   Prep time : 15 mins plus at least 1 hour to marinate   –   Cook time : 25 mins
Cals per serving : 210   –   Fat : 9g

Ingredients:  8 large chicken thights, boneless and skinless; 3 cloves garlic, crushed; 1 heaped tblsp Baharat (combination of cumin, paprika, pepper, nutmeg and cinnamon); bunch of coriander, chopped; 200g (6 ½ oz) plain yogurt, to serve: Lemon wedges, to serve

  1. Cut each thigh into 3 strips and place in a bowl. Sprinkle with the garlic and the Baharat.  Mix well and leave to marinate in the fridge for at least 1 hour (up to 6 hours).
  2. Using two metal skewers about 5cm (2in) apart, thread half the meat onto the skewers.  Repeat with an extra two skewers and the remaining meat.  Make sure the meat in packed quite tightly.
  3. Heat the oven to 220oC (gas mark 7).  Roast until golden and cooked (about 25-30 minutes).  Rest for 5 minutes then sprinkle with coriander and serve with yoghurt and lemon wedges and the cooking juices.


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