5 from 1 vote
Middle Eastern Chicken Kebab
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Refrigerate for
2 hrs
Total Time
25 mins
This Middle eastern chicken kabobs are yogurt marinated chicken kebabs, tender and so tasty. These chicken skewers are so popular in the Middle East.
Course: dinner
Cuisine: Middle East
Keyword: Grilled spicy chicken kebab, How to make the best chicken kabob
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 312.7 kcal
Author: Amira
  • 1 cup yogurt.
  • 1/4 cup olive oil.
  • 3 Tablespoons lemon juice.
  • 6 Garlic cloves minced.
  • 1 Tablespoon Harrissa.
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin.
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper.
  • 1/2 Tablespoon salt or to taste.
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom.
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon.
  • 2 pounds skinless boneless chicken breasts, cubed.*
  • 3 medium bell peppers any color you chose.
  1. In a large bowl, add all the ingredients except for the chicken and mix well.
  2. Add chicken and toss to coat well.
  3. Cover and refrigerate from 3 to 24 hours.
  4. To cook:
  5. Preheat your grill to medium-high heat greasing very well.
  6. Thread onto skewers alternating occasionally with the bell peppers.
  7. Grill chicken until golden brown and cooked through, turning it occasionally.
Recipe Notes

* You are welcome to use chicken thighs in fact I recommend it more than the breasts as it is mush juicier and does not dry easily like breasts.
** For oven baking, see instructions on the post.

Nutrition Facts
Middle Eastern Chicken Kebab
Amount Per Serving
Calories 312.7
% Daily Value*
Saturated Fat 3.6g23%
Cholesterol 89.2mg30%
Sodium 731.2mg32%
Potassium 114.9mg3%
Protein 36.4g73%
Vitamin A 20IU0%
Vitamin C 0.7mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.