Spicy Yogurt Marinated Chicken Kebabs

Serving Size: 4-6 servings
Recipe from seriouseats.com

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup plain yogurt
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice from 2 lemons
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon finely grated peeled fresh ginger
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • 2 teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 2 teaspoons hot paprika
  • 2 teaspoons freshly minced garlic (about 2 medium cloves)
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 pounds skinless,Β boneless chicken thighs, cut into 1 1/2-inch cubes

Directions:

  1. IN THE MORNING (ON DAY OF COOKING):Β Whisk together yogurt, lemon juice, oil, ginger, salt, smoked paprika, hot paprika, garlic, black pepper, cumin, and cayenne pepper in a medium bowl. Place chicken in a large resealable plastic bag. Pour in marinade and seal bag, removing as much air as possible. Place in refrigerator and marinate for 4 to 8 hours.
  2. Soak wooden skewers in water (for at least 30 minutes prior to use) and preheat the grill to medium-high heat
  3. Thread chicken tightly onto skewers.
  4. Grill skewers until well browned on all sides and center of chicken registers between 160-165Β°F on an instant read thermometer (about 3-4 minutes per side). Transfer skewers to platter and let rest for 5 minutes. Serve immediately.

photo from seriouseats.com

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