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Chicken Skewers with Yogurt-Cumin Sauce

Chicken Skewers with Yogurt-Cumin Sauce

Oxmoor House SEPTEMBER 2006

  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 skewer and about 1/3 cup sauce)
  • Cook time:15 Minutes
  • Prep time:12 Minutes
  • Other:30 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 (10-inch) wooden skewers
  • 1 large red onion, cut into 8 wedges
  • 1 1/2 pounds skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, divided
  • 1 (6-ounce) carton plain fat-free yogurt
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped English cucumber
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions (about 2)
  • Cooking spray

Preparation

1. Soak skewers in water 30 minutes.

2. While skewers soak, cut onion wedges in half lengthwise. Combine onion and next 3 ingredients in a large bowl. Add 1/2 teaspoon cumin, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Cover and marinate in refrigerator 15 minutes.

3. While chicken and onions marinate, combine remaining 1/2 teaspoon cumin, remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt, remaining 1/4 teaspoon pepper, yogurt, cucumber, and green onions in a bowl. Cover and chill until ready to serve.

4. Prepare grill.

5. Thread chicken and onions alternately onto skewers; discard marinade. Place skewers on grill rack coated with cooking spray. Grill 15 minutes or until chicken is done, turning often. Serve with yogurt-cumin sauce.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 246
  • Calories from fat: 12%
  • Fat: 3.4g
  • Saturated fat: 0.7g
  • Protein: 42.6g
  • Carbohydrate: 8.8g
  • Fiber: 1.1g
  • Cholesterol: 100mg
  • Iron: 1.6mg
  • Sodium: 449mg
  • Calcium: 116mg
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