Grilled Chicken with Saffron

Joojeh Kebab

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Appears in
The Barbecue Bible

By Steven Raichlen

Published 1998

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This will be one of the easiest and tastiest recipes you will ever prepare. The yogurt and lemon juice tenderize the chicken, while the saffron perfumes the flavor. In an Iranian restaurant, the chicken would be cooked kebab style on skewers, breast pieces on one skewer, thighs on another, drumsticks on a third, and so on. This allows the chef to cook each part for the exact amount of time it needs. There is no reason why you couldn’t do that with this recipe if it makes things easier for y