Summer is right around the corner and you are hosting the first backyard barbecue. You have decided to make chicken, but now you have to figure out the best dish to wow your friends. This Spicy Summer Chicken Skewers recipe is just what you need to show everyone your cooking skills. It takes 50 minutes to prepare this recipe for six servings, so make sure you plan accordingly. Each skewer is packed with aromatic and decadent flavors.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons cumin
  • 2 tablespoons cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon saffron threads
  • 30 green olives
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 60 grams chopped almonds
  • 2 lemons
  • 3 tablespoons coriander (chopped)
  • 6 chicken breasts

Directions

  1. Mix cumin, cinnamon, turmeric and saffron threads in a dish.
  2. Add the olives, olive oil, and almonds.
  3. Rinse the lemons and cut them into segments.
  4. Add them in the dish with coriander. Mix marinade well.
  5. Cut the chicken into medium sized cubes, and add to marinade. Mix so that chicken pieces are coated with the marinade.
  6. Marinate for 4 to 8 hours.
  7. Preheat oven to 240 degrees Celsius.
  8. Prick pieces of chicken on skewers, alternating with olives and lemon.
  9. Bake for 15 minutes, turning the skewers.
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NutritionView more

300Calories
Sodium15%DV350mg
Fat28%DV18g
Protein55%DV28g
Carbs4%DV12g
Fiber24%DV6g

PER SERVING *

Calories300Calories from Fat160
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat18g28%
Saturated Fat3g15%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol75mg25%
Sodium350mg15%
Potassium690mg20%
Protein28g55%
Calories from Fat160
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate12g4%
Dietary Fiber6g24%
Sugars<1g2%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Reviews(1)

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Deidra S. 10 Jul 2015
These quickly became a favorite dish at our house and we make them often. They are packed with flavor, and I like to serve with a ranch style dipping sauce.