Chicken Skewers (Shish Tawook) Recipe
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These chicken skewers look good and taste even better. The paprika gives this dish a beautiful orange color and smoky flavor with a hint of citrus.
Servings: 5 skewers
  • 1[1/2] lb. boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • TB. minced garlic
  • 3 TB. fresh lemon juice
  • 3 TB. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 TB. Greek yogurt
  • 2 TB. tomato paste
  • 1 TB. paprika
  • [1/2] tsp. cayenne
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • [1/2] tsp. ground black pepper
  1. Preheat a grill to medium heat.
  2. Cut chicken breast into 1-inch cubes and place in a large bowl.
  3. Add garlic, lemon juice, extra-virgin olive oil, Greek yogurt, tomato paste, paprika, cayenne, salt, and black pepper, and mix to combine.
  4. Skewer chicken, dividing equally among 5 skewers. Place chicken on the grill, and cook for 8 minutes, turning over every 2 minutes to grill all sides.
  5. Serve warm with hummus and pita bread.
Tasty Tip
Depending on if you like your food to be spicy or not, you can reduce or increase the cayenne in this recipe to suit your taste.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 skewers Calories: 244 Fat: 11g Saturated fat: 2g Carbohydrates: 4g Sodium: 561mg Fiber: 1g Protein: 33g Cholesterol: 77mg
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