Turkish Chicken Kebab

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Chicken Kebab or “Şiş Tavuk” are Turkish marinated chicken skewers, the marinade consists of yoghurt, tomato paste, olive oil & spices.

As a side dish to the chicken skewers we serve a quick salad with tomatoes, cucumbers, red onions & parsley. Have fun cooking!




Cooked/Baked today: Turkish Chicken Kebab
Difficulty: Easy – Medium
Preparation Time: 4 hours & 25 minutes (incl. marinating time)
Category: Turkish & Oriental Cuisine, Light Food, Salad Recipes, Recipes with Chicken
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Turkish Chicken Kebab

Turkish Chicken Kebab

Turkish Chicken Kebab

Turkish Chicken Kebab

Ingredients for 2 servings:

…for chicken:

  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 heaping tablespoon yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • A teaspoon each of sweet paprika powder, ground coriander, cumin & sumac
  • Oil for frying
  • Salt & pepper

…for salad:

  • 3 – 4 tomatoes
  • ½ cucumber
  • ½ red onion
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 handful fresh parsley
  • Olive oil
  • Salt & pepper

Required kitchen gadgets, helper & preparations:

  • Mixing bowl for salad
  • Mixing bowl for marinade
  • Whisk
  • Lemon juicer
  • 4 skewers
  • Frying pan for chicken

Instructions:




…preparations for chicken:

Cut chicken breasts into bite-sized cubes with a knife. For the marinade, whisk together 1 tablespoon yoghurt, 1 tablespoon tomato paste, 2 – 3 tablespoons of olive oil & a teaspoon each of paprika powder (sweet), cumin, ground coriander and sumac in a mixing bowl. Season the marinade with a pinch of salt & pepper.

Preparing Marinade

Preparing Marinade

Add the diced chicken to the marinade, stir together well and then marinade the chicken for at least 4 hours in the fridge. Put the meat on 4 metal skewers after marinating time.




…for salad:

Dice the tomatoes roughly. Cut the cucumber lengthwise and also cut into cubes. Peel onion & cut into thin strips. Finely chop the parsley. Squeeze a lemon with a lemon juicer.

Preparing Salad

Preparing Salad

Put the vegetables in a bowl, add the lemon juice and a dash of olive oil and season everything with a pinch of salt & pepper. Stir the salad well and let it stand until serving.




…for chicken skewers:

Heat up a large grill pan adding a dash oil, place the chicken skewers side by side into the pan & fry for about 6 – 7 minutes until brown & crispy turning them once.

Frying Chicken Kebab

Frying Chicken Kebab

Remove the finished chicken skewers from the pan and serve along with the salad, some flatbread & garlic yoghurt. Have fun cooking!

Video Tutorial:

Watch the video tutorial to see the recipe and the preparation method precisely (German Audio only, English Subtitles available):

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