Shish Taouk Recipe

Introduction

Shish taouk is chicken kebabs. This basic recipe includes the marinade and cooking instructions just for the chicken. You can add vegetables to the skewer if desired. I suggest onions, green peppers, and mushrooms.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 25 minutes

 

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs cubed chicken breast
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne

 

Preparation

In a medium bowl, combine all ingredients. Allow chicken to marinate for 2-24 hours, covered in the refrigerator.

Place chicken on the skewers (about 5 pieces on each). Grill for 15 minutes or until done. Remember to turn skewers during cooking.

Serve shish taouk with a bed of rice, bread, and a salad. Enjoy!

Browse our How to Cook category for a full collection of recipes for all meal types and from all locations around the world!