Friday, September 24, 2010
The Lebanese Recipes Kitchen (The home of delicious Lebanese Recipes and Middle Eastern food recipes) invites you to try Chicken masala skewers Recipe. Enjoy tasty Middle Eastern food and learn how to make delicious and easy Chicken masala skewers.
These skewers are great with a dollop of mango chutney or raita, and can also be cooked on the barbecue for hot summer days
Prep 15 mins
Cook 12 mins Plus marinating if you have time
Low-fat, Super healthy
150ml 0% fat Greek yogurt
2 tbsp masala paste
handful of coriander leaves, chopped, plus extra leaves to serve
juice 1 lime , pinch of zest, plus wedges to serve
4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts , each cut into 6 chunks
wholemeal chapatis , to serve
FOR THE SALAD
250g pack cherry tomatoes , hulled or quartered
1 red onion , finely chopped
1 cucumber , cut into chunks
1. In a large bowl mix the yogurt, paste, half the chopped coriander, half the lime juice and all the the zest. Tip in the chicken, stir to coat and leave in the fridge to marinate for 30 mins if you have time.
2. Thread the chicken onto 8 skewers and cook in batches on a hot griddle pan, frying pan or barbecue for about 10-12 mins, turning until cooked though.
3. Meanwhile, mix the salad ingredients with the remaining lime juice and coriander in a bowl and season. Sprinkle with extra coriander and serve alongside the skewers with warmed wholemeal chapatis.
Up the veg count
Add chunks of courgette, cubes of pepper or onion wedges to the skewers.
Nutrition per serving
227 kcalories, protein 39g, carbohydrate 8g, fat 4 g, saturated fat 1g, fibre 2g, sugar 6g, salt 0.77 g
Recipe from Good Food magazine, July 2010.
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