LIVE AT HOME - Chicken Kebab Recipe

A tasty and healthy alternative to a take-away...


 What you will need 

  • 100ml of buttermilk (or full fat yoghurt) 
  • ½ tsp ground cumin
  • ¼ tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp sweet paprika
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp hot red pepper paste (or harissa) 
  • Grated zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp pepper
  • 8 chicken thighs, deboned skinned and quartered
  • 2 green peppers
  • 2 red peppers
  • 1 red onion, peeled and quartered 

Marinating the chicken

  • Put the buttermilk, spices, garlic, olive oil, hot red pepper paste, lemon zest and juice, salt, pepper and onion in a bowl and stir together to combine
  • Add the chicken pieces to the marinade and massage the mixture into the chicken to ensure it’s evenly distributed and well coated
  • Cover the bowl and leave in the fridge for 4-6 hours or preferably overnight


Skewering the chicken

  • Skewer the chicken intermittently with red and green peppers
  • Place the chicken on a high heat BBQ or grill, turning frequently to ensure the chicken is well coloured on both sides


To serve

  • Serve with warm flat breads or pitta and seasoned yoghurt