0:20 Prep | 0:20 Cook | 4 Servings | Capable cooks
It’s time to dust off the barbecue, enjoy the warmer weather and serve up this delicious chicken meal that is fast and easy to prepare. These Middle Eastern-inspired kebabs are perfect served with pita bread, lemon wedges and hummus.
750g chicken thigh fillets, cut into 4cm pieces
2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
2 tablespoons lemon rind, finely grated
1/4 cup lemon juice
1 tablespoon fresh oregano leaves, chopped
2 teaspoons sweet paprika
1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
1 large red capsicum, cut into 3cm pieces
1 large red onion, cut into 3cm pieces
4 pita bread rounds
Fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves, chopped
You need 8 large pre-soaked bamboo skewers
Step 1 Place chicken, garlic, lemon rind, lemon juice, oregano, paprika and 1 tablespoon oil in a glass bowl. Toss to combine. Cover. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
Step 2 Thread chicken, capsicum and onion on to skewers. Season with salt and pepper.
Step 3 Preheat a barbecue grill on medium-high heat.
Step 4 Cook skewers for about 6 to 7 minutes, each side or until browned and cooked through.
Step 5 Brush both sides of pita bread with remaining oil. Cook for about 1 to 2 minutes each side or until golden and heated through. Sprinkle skewers with parsley. Serve with bread and lemon wedges.