Spiced Chicken Skewers (Shish Tawook)
Serves 3 to 4
Preparation Time: 15 minutes, plus 1 to 4 hours for the chicken to marinade
Cooking Time: 10 minutes
4 tablespoons plain yogurt
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
2 tablespoons canola oil
2 tablespoons tomato paste (optional, for deeper red color)
3 cloves garlic, crushed
1 tablespoon Hashems Shish Tawook Spice
1 teaspoon salt
2 lbs (1 kg) boneless, skinless chicken breasts, trimmed of fat and cut into 1-inch (2.5-cm) pieces
1. Combine the yogurt, lemon juice, oil, tomato paste (if using), garlic, Shish Tawook Spice, and salt in a medium bowl.
2. Add the chicken and toss to coat; cover and refrigerate 1 to 4 hours.
3. Remove any excess marinade from the chicken pieces, and thread the chicken onto skewers.
4. Grill until fully cooked, about 10 minutes, flipping once halfway through.
Recipe courtesy of Faith Gorsky, author of www.AnEdibleMosaic.com