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Chicken Kebabs


"A wonderful saffron chicken kebab recipe. Great when paired with slices of onions, peppers, mushrooms, and whole cherry tomatoes alternating with chicken on the skewers."
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8 h 31 m servings 460 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings

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  1. Mix yogurt, lemon juice, onion juice, olive oil, garlic, black pepper, and saffron together in a large bowl. Add chicken pieces to the marinade and toss to coat. Cover with plastic wrap and marinate, 8 hours to overnight.
  2. Preheat an outdoor grill for medium-high heat and lightly oil the grate.
  3. Remove chicken from marinade; thread through skewers. Discard unused marinade.
  4. Cook on the preheated grill, turning frequently, until golden brown on all sides and meat is no longer pink in the center, about 8 minutes per side.


  • Cook's Note:
  • Use 1 finely chopped large onion in place of onion juice if desired.
  • Editor's Note:
  • Nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of marinade ingredients. The actual amount of marinade consumed will vary.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 460 calories; 31.6 g fat; 6.2 g carbohydrates; 37.3 g protein; 99 mg cholesterol; 107 mg sodium. Powered by the ESHA Research Database © 2018, ESHA Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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These were okay but I felt they needed something. The saffron got completely lost too which is a bummer seeing how expensive it is. These were not terrible by any means but I've had better. If I...