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persian chicken skewers

(4 ratings)
Recipe by
Daily Inspiration S
Somewhere, TX

The spices in this marinade really makes the chicken so flavorful and tender. Note: Marinate chicken overnight

(4 ratings)
yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Grill

Ingredients For persian chicken skewers

  • 2 tsp
    ground cardamom
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground turmeric
  • 1 tsp
    ground allspice
  • 4
    garlic cloves, crushed
  • 3 Tbsp
    fresh lemon juice
  • 3 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 4 lg
    boneless, skinless chicken thighs
  • lemon wedge for serving
  • plain yogurt for serving

How To Make persian chicken skewers

  • 1
    Soak 8 wooden skewers in water to prevent burning. To make the marinade, whisk together the cardamom, turmeric, allspice, garlic, lemon and oil. Season with salt and pepper.
  • 2
    Cut each chicken thigh into 1 -1 1/2 inch cubes. Toss the cubes in the spice marinade. Thread the chicken onto skewers and place on a tray. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  • 3
    Cook the skewers on a hot, oiled grill or grill pan for 4 minutes on each side or until the chicken is cooked through. Serve with lemon wedges and plan yogurt.