This educational is all you wish to make the BEST Mediterranean Grilled hen kabobs! Chicken pieces, marinated Mediterranean-style with warm spices, garlic, citrus and marvelous further virgin olive oil, then skewered alongside with colourful veggies and grilled to perfection. These kabobs are basic to make, and also you may grill them exterior or on an indoor griddle. You may even broil them within the oven. And I love to serve these kabobs with tahini sauce, warm pita, and a few brilliant salads and aspects (lots of concepts below!)
A few basic suggestions make all of the difference, be certain to examine these out and watch the video beneath for smooth methods to make this hen kabob recipe on the backside of this post.
Grilled hen kabob stacked on higher of every different on a serving dish
Food on a stick is such a superb thing, and we accomplish that a lot of all of it summer time lengthy circular here–from grilled shrimp skewers, to Greek souvlaki, Kofta Kebabs, or even antipasto skewers!
Today’s Mediterranean grilled hen kabobs are on my all-time-favorite list! And they’re really basic to make.
The gist: Well-marinated hen items and colourful veggies, thread into skewers and grilled to perfection. You can grill them on an outside grill, indoor griddle, and also you may even broil them on your oven. They’ll take about 10 to 15 minutes in total, and the are really divine!
For me, a beneficiant drizzle of tahini sauce on higher is a must! These hen kabobs make a huge entree, and I can assume of a hundered aspects and salads to serve alongside (check out the concepts below!)Chicken kabobs organized on an open-flamed grill
THREE TIPS FOR MAKING GRILLED CHICKEN KABOBS
1) What sort of hen to use? You’ll desire boneless, skinless hen but you may use both hen breasts like I did right right here or hen thighs.
2) Cut hen and veggies into greater pieces, this works higher for grilling permitting issues to cook dinner properly with out getting too dry.
3) It’s all concerning the marinade. If you desire greatest taste and tender, juicy hen kabobs, permit somewhat of bit of time for marinating. Let’s discuss somewhat further concerning the Mediterranean-style marinade that takes these hen kabobs to a complete new degree of delicious…
MEDITERRANEAN CHICKEN KABOBS MARINADE
The mystery to the greatest hen kabobs is within the marinade. Our marinade combines a few bold Mediterranean spices–paprika, thyme, nutmeg, and a trace of inexperienced cardamom–with onions, a beneficiant dose of recent garlic, citrus and Greek further virgin olive oil. How Mediterranean are you able to get, right?!
Minced garlic and seasoning for hen kabob marinade
If you’ve got the time, I extremely suggest you let the hen marinate for 2 to four hours (up to 8 hours refrigerated.) At the very least for 30 minutes to at the very least one hour. Time will permit the hen to take in as a lot taste as possible, it also facilitates tenderize the chicken, really ought to you’re utilizing hen breast like I am.
Cubed hen items marinated with onions
GRILL, GRIDDLE, OR BROILER
Like I mentioned earlier, you may grill these hen kabobs outdoors, that’s my appreciated method. You too can grill them on an indoor griddle or grill pan. Whether you grill these exterior or indoors, you could simply wish to warmth the grill to medium-high (making certain to grease the surface) and grill for anyplace among 10 to 15 minutes, turning the skewers about till the hen is really cooked.
You too can broil the hen kabobs within the oven. When you’re ready, preheat the broiler. Lightly oil a sheet pan and set up the skewers in one layer on the pan. Broil for 5 minutes, then flip the skewers and broil on the different part for 5 further minutes.
Grilled hen kabobs served on a spherical dish, with tahini sauce and recent herbs
WHAT TO SERVE WITH THESE CHICKEN KABOBS?
Chicken kabobs are so fun to serve inspite of only somewhat of tahini and a few warm pita bread. But they will completely be the star of an enormous Mediterranean bbq, and I even have a number of alternatives for you to serve along:
– Salads: Tabouli, Mediterranean-Style Homemade Salsa; Mediterranean Watermelon Salad; Mediterranean Mustard Potato Salad; Greek bean salad; Chickpea Salad with Za’atar and Eggplant
– Sides: Mediterranean Grilled Vegetables; Asparagus with Mediterranean Salsa; Orzo with Zucchini and Chickpeas
– Dips and Such: Mezze platter; Creamy Hummus; Baba Ganoush; Roasted Red Pepper Hummus
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mediterranean grilled hen kabobs
Mediterranean Grilled hen kabobs! Chicken pieces, marinated Mediterranean-style with warm spices, garlic, citrus and marvelous further virgin olive oil, then skewered alongside with colourful veggies and grilled to perfection. You can grill these kabobs or broil them within the oven (broiler guide in notes.) Be certain to observe the video above!
FOR THE CHICKEN KABOBS
2 tsp Spanish paprika
1 tsp dried thyme
1 tsp flooring nutmeg
1/4 tsp flooring inexperienced cardamom
Salt and pepper
4–5 boneless skinless hen breasts (2 lb), cut into huge cubes (1 1/2-inch or so in thickness)
1 yellow onion, sliced
1/2 cup Private Reserve Greek further virgin olive oil
15 garlic cloves, minced
3 huge limes, juice of
1 inexperienced bell pepper, cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces
1 red bell, cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces
1 red onion, cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces
FOR THE TAHINI
1tahini sauce recipe
Make tahini sauce according to this recipe. Store in fridge till able to use.
In a small bowl, combine the paprika, thyme, nutmeg, cardamom, and a beneficiant pinch of salt and pepper to make the spice combination component of the marinade. Generously coat the hen with the spices.
Place the hen cubes in a deep dish with the sliced yellow onions and olive oil. Combine the minced garlic and lemon juice and upload them to the hen dish. Toss the hen making certain it’s properly coated. Cover and refrigerate for 2-4 hours (Longer ought to you’ve got the time. See notes)
A few minutes earlier than grilling, thread the hen cubes, inexperienced peppers, red peppers and red onion onto wood skewers (skewers ought to be soaked in water for at the very least 1 hour earlier than using).
Lightly oil and warmth a gasoline grill or griddle to medium-high heat. When ready, grill the hen kobabs turning occasionally, for 10 to 15 minutes or till hen is really cooked and juices run dry (internal temperature ought to sign up 165 ranges F.)
Serve hen kabobs with warm pita and tahini sauce with different brilliant aspects and salads (see suggestions)
Cook’s Tip: If you’re utilizing bamboo or wood skewers, be certain to soak them in a complete lot of water for 1 hour.
Cook’s Tips: Allow a few time for marinating, 2 to four hours or as much as 8 hours within the fridge will assist the hen take in all of the fantastic flavors because it tenderizes. But even simply 1 hour of marinating will help.
Broiler Instructions: Preheat your oven broiler. Coat a sheet pan with somewhat of oil. Arrange the skewers in one layer on the sheet pan. Broil for 5 minutes, then flip the skewers and broil on the different part for 5 further minutes.
What to Serve Along? I’ve shared a complete lot of concepts for dishes that work with hen kabobs within the post, but right right listed here are a few: tabouli, chickpea salad, watermelon salad to grilled vegetables and Greek potatoes
Leftovers? You can refrigerate leftover hen kabobs in tight-lid packing containers for three days.
Recommended for this Recipe: our Private Reserve Extra Virgin Olive Oil (from organically grown and processed Koroneiki olives!). Our all-natural nutmeg, cardamom, allspice, and paprika.
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Serving Size 1 skewer
Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10.3g16%
Total Carbohydrate 4.7g2%
Vitamin A 2%Vitamin C 34%Calcium 2%Iron 4%Magnesium 8%Potassium 11%Zinc 5%Phosphorus 21%Thiamin (B1) 7%Riboflavin (B2) 11%Niacin (B3) 44%Vitamin B6 43%Folic Acid (B9) 4%Vitamin B12 3%Vitamin E 2%Vitamin K 6%
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by eli yandra