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Chicken masala skewers

Chicken masala skewers

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
    • Plus marinating if you have time
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

These skewers are great with a dollop of mango chutney or raita, and can also be cooked on the barbecue for hot summer days

  • Healthy
Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal227
fat4g
saturates1g
carbs8g
sugars6g
fibre2g
protein39g
low insalt0.77g
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Ingredients

  • 150ml 0% fat Greek yogurt
  • 2 tbsp masala paste
  • handful of coriander leaves, chopped, plus extra leaves to serve
  • juice 1 lime , pinch of zest, plus wedges to serve
  • 4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts , each cut into 6 chunks
  • wholemeal chapatis , to serve

For the salad

Method

  • STEP 1

    In a large bowl mix the yogurt, paste, half the chopped coriander, half the lime juice and all the the zest. Tip in the chicken, stir to coat and leave in the fridge to marinate for 30 mins if you have time.

  • STEP 2

    Thread the chicken onto 8 skewers and cook in batches on a hot griddle pan, frying pan or barbecue for about 10-12 mins, turning until cooked though.

  • STEP 3

    Meanwhile, mix the salad ingredients with the remaining lime juice and coriander in a bowl and season. Sprinkle with extra coriander and serve alongside the skewers with warmed wholemeal chapatis.

RECIPE TIPS
UP THE VEG COUNT

Add chunks of courgette, cubes of pepper or onion wedges to the skewers.

Goes well with

Recipe from Good Food magazine, July 2010

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