Mexican kebabs

Mexican kebabs


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About this recipe: Chicken marinated in lime juice, cumin and fresh coriander, then threaded onto skewers with chunky vegetables. Serve with rice, salsa and warm tortillas.


Serves: 4 

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • handful chopped fresh coriander
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 2 skinless, boneless chicken breast fillets, cubed
  • 1 small courgette, cut into thick slices
  • 1 onion, cut into wedges and separated
  • 1 red pepper, cut pieces
  • 10 cherry tomatoes

Prep:30min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:40min 

  1. In a shallow dish, mix together olive oil, cumin, chopped coriander and lime juice. Season with salt and pepper. Add chicken, and mix well. Cover, and refrigerate for at least one hour.
  2. Preheat barbecue for high heat.
  3. Thread chicken, courgette, onion, red pepper and tomatoes onto skewers.
  4. Brush cooking grate with oil, and arrange skewers on hot grate. Cook for approximately 10 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through, turning to cook evenly.

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Reviews (2)


The general experience was OK, however it lacked a kick, so I ended up with adding quite a volume of sauces at side. Next time I would double cumin and I would add a little bit chilli. - 31 Aug 2016


Very tasty, had these with our BBQ and also done under the grill for dinners. - 02 Jun 2014

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