Middle Eastern Chicken Kebabs Recipe | Yummly

Middle Eastern Chicken Kebabs

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  • 1 cup whole milk greek yogurt (plain)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes (reduce to 1/2 teaspoon if you don't like heat)
  • 1 lemon
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice (freshly squeezed, from one lemon)
  • 1 3/4 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 5 garlic cloves (minced)
  • 2 1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs (or 2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts, trimmed of any excess fat and cut into large bite-sized pieces)
  • 1 red onion (large, cut into wedges)
  • vegetable oil (for greasing the grill)
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium45% DV1090mg
    Fat25% DV16g
    Protein94% DV48g
    Carbs2% DV7g
    Fiber8% DV2g
    Calories370Calories from Fat140
    Total Fat16g25%
    Saturated Fat3.5g18%
    Trans Fat0g
    Calories from Fat140
    Total Carbohydrate7g2%
    Dietary Fiber2g8%
    Vitamin A15%
    Vitamin C40%

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


    Gerald Dube 5 days ago
    It was delicious and tender.
    Jo-Ann Aragon 4 months ago
    Really tasty! I love cumin so I doubled that and didn’t have paprika so I used shawarma. Yum
    Jack M 10 months ago
    Delicious, I added extra crushed pepper and it definitely wasn’t too spicy. would make again
    Christina a year ago
    A bit too much of a lemons taste. Will dial back a bit next time. Other than that, chicken was moist and tender. I paired this with couscous and steam veggies.
    Carol C. a year ago
    This recipe came out delicious It will definitely be added to my favorite grilling recipes. Thank you!
    Lisa G. 2 years ago
    Need some planning ahead but very good
    Michele P. 2 years ago
    Enjoyed this very much! Will make this again!!
    TheFitz's 2 years ago
    definitely would make again
    Jadeywadeypolo 3 years ago
    Mines came out horrible. I’m sure it’s good if made correctly
    Jodi R. 3 years ago
    Freaking awesome!!! Everyone loved it
    Annette W. 3 years ago
    Delicious!! This recipe is a keeper. It was super flavorful and moist.
    Melissa T. 3 years ago
    Followed the recipe to a T except used slightly less lemon rind. All I could taste was lemon - no garlic, no paprika or chilli...just lemon
    rachael b. 3 years ago
    really delicious. my husband is turkish and thought this was classic flavour. i have made a couple of times great for people on a diet too. thanks for sharing
    John Catoe 3 years ago
    Absolutely delicious. I will make this again.
    Collins 3 years ago
    it was pretty good. marinating overnight took a lot more forethought than i usually have...
    Jodi J. 3 years ago
    Delicious! I marinated the chicken overnite.
    kfm6 3 years ago
    I followed the recipe with no changes. I made it twice, once with chicken breasts and once with chicken thighs, both were fine but the thighs stood up to reheating the next day better than the breasts. I cooked it over charcoal (excellent) and served it over the Basmati Rice Pilaf with Dried Fruits and Almonds. Closely watched the temp because it is easy to overdo the chicken, especially if using breast meat.
    Anton H. 3 years ago
    I marinated the chicken overnight and baked it in the oven at 425 degrees for 15 minutes on each side. The chicken was very juicy and tasty. Will definitely make again.
    Emily P. 4 years ago
    Chicken and rice both delicious! Only marinated for a couple of hours but the flavour was still lovely!
    Judy C. 4 years ago
    The chicken was moist and flavorful! I made the rice as well. Both were fantastic!! Would make it again
    Musab D. 5 years ago
    its very nice and Delicious food for Lebanese people id like to make it everyday to eat it for lunch
    linda m. 5 years ago
    absolutely love this recipe - didn't change a thing. great reheated for lunches on pita; used chicken breast for convenience