Lebanese Chicken Skewers

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This is also known as shish Tawook, it is the marination with the spice mix that makes the chicken soft and juicy.so easy to make.
This recipe has been shared by Celebrity Chef Shazia khan.
4 from 3 votes
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Prep Time5 hours 30 minutes
Cook Time40 minutes
Total Time6 hours 10 minutes
Served As: Dinner, Lunch
Recipe Cuisine Type: Lebanese
Recipe Taste: Salty, Savoury
Calories 739 kcal
Servings 2


  • 600 gm chicken boneless thigh pieces cut into cubes
  • 15 bamboo skewers
  • 2 tbsp oil for frying

For Marination

  • 2 tbsp hung curd
  • 4 Kashmiri red chili powder boiled in little water
  • 1 teaspoon Ginger paste
  • 1 teaspoon garlic paste
  • 1 tbsp tomato puree
  • 1 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil

For Yogurt garlic dip

  • 1/2 cup hung curd
  • 3 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon Lemon Juice

For Spice Mix

  • 2 tbsp black pepper
  • 2 tbsp Chilli flakes
  • 2 tbsp cumin
  • 1 tbsp coriander seeds
  • 1 tbsp cloves
  • 4-5 cinnamon sticks
  • 1/2 tbsp all spice kebab chini
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg


  • For Marination of Chicken: Blend the hung curds and chilies in a mixer and spice mix.
  • Remove in a bowl and add all the remaining marinate ingredients
  • Add the chicken pieces, cover and refrigerate for 4-5 hours.
  • Thread the marinated chicken onto the skewers
  • Heat 2 tbsp oil in a grill pan and fry the chicken on both sides, till done.
  • For Yogurt garlic Dip: Whisk all the ingredients for garlic dip in the bowl until smooth.
  • For Making Spice mix: Dry roast all the ingredients, keep aside to cool, blend it in the blender to form a fine powder and keep it in an airtight container.

Recipe Notes

This recipe has been shared by MasterChef session 2 Runner up and celebrity Chef Shazia Khan during her workshop on “Lifestyle and Cookery session with Shazia Khan” at Phoenix market City, Bangalore on Sunday, 15/01/2017. 
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Recipe Nutrition

Calories: 739kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 57g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 19g | Monounsaturated Fat: 24g | Trans Fat: 0.2g | Cholesterol: 119mg | Sodium: 467mg | Potassium: 1098mg | Fiber: 12g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 3663IU | Vitamin C: 139mg | Calcium: 284mg | Iron: 10mg

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