Lemon-Marinated Chicken Kebabs

Recipe By : Heavenly Recipes

Chicken Kebabs are an easy treat to throw on the grill. The lemony flavor helps emanate summer-time vibes!


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Lemon-Marinated Chicken Kebabs


2 lbs boneless skinless chicken breasts or thighs I prefer thighs

1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil

3 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice

3 tbsp fresh minced cilantro or parsley

2 tsp minced fresh garlic

1/2 tsp paprika

¾  tsp salt

1/2 tsp cumin

1/4 tsp turmeric

1/4 tsp cayenne pepper


    STEP - 1

    Cut the chicken into 1 ½ inch strips for skewering. In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, lemon juice, cilantro or parsley, crushed garlic, paprika, salt, cumin, turmeric and cayenne pepper.

    STEP - 2

    Place the chicken pieces in a glass dish. Pour the marinade over the chicken and stir to coat. Cover with plastic wrap.

    STEP - 3

    Place in the refrigerator and let the chicken marinate for 20 minutes. If using wooden skewers, soak them in water while the chicken is marinating.

    STEP - 4

    Generously grease the grill and heat over medium. Skewer the chicken, evenly divided between 6-8 skewers.

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