Chicken Shish Kebab

Dijaaj Mashwi

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Appears in
Delights from the Garden of Eden

By Nawal Nasrallah

Published 2019

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Since fully grown chicken nowadays is tender enough, there is no reason why we should restrict grilling to pullets. The following marinade will yield succulent and fully flavored grilled chicken.


  • 4 boneless and skinless chicken breasts, trimmed and cut into 1½in/4cm cubes; or 12 drumsticks, with skin on


  • Combine marinade ingredients in a bowl and add prepared chicken pieces. Let marinade coat pieces on all sides. Set aside for 2 hours at room temperature, or refrigerate overnight, but bring to room temperature before grilling.
  • Thread chicken pieces onto skewers (8 skewers if chicken breast is used, and 4 skewers if drumsticks). Reserve marinade for basting.