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Chicken kebab recipes

18 Recipes

Make your own chicken kebabs for a lighter version of the takeaway favourite. These skewer recipes are great for BBQs, picnics or even just a midweek meal.

Chicken souvlaki


(100 ratings)

Marinate the chicken for these Greek-style spiced kebabs as long as possible to soak up all the flavour and make it really tender. Serve with warm bread, salad and tzatziki
  • 1 hour and 25 mins
  • Easy

Spicy chicken kebabs


(26 ratings)

These fresh, spicy kebabs don’t just taste great – the whole family will enjoy making them
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Chicken skewers with tzatziki


(12 ratings)

Kids will love these chicken skewers hot off the griddle for a quick supper, or pack them in wraps with green salad and tzatziki to take on a picnic
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Traffic light chicken shish kebabs


(3 ratings)

These barbecued kebabs are big on flavour, but the spice is toned down, so they're great for kids. Offer some chilli sauce on the side for those who like heat, and serve with flatbread...
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Chicken tikka skewers


(71 ratings)

This breezy dish is perfect for the grill or barbecue - and it's low-calorie too
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Turkish kebabs with tomato chilli sauce


(18 ratings)

These spicy chicken kebabs can be marinated the day before for extra flavour. Wrap in a warm flatbread and top with pickled chilli and cooling yogurt
  • 35 mins
  • Easy

Greek chicken kebab


(45 ratings)

This version of Greek gyro chicken kebabs uses thigh instead of breast to keep the meat really succulent
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy

No-cook kebab shop chilli sauce


(7 ratings)

Make a quick and easy chilli sauce to accompany our doner kebab recipe for a takeaway classic at home. It's packed with chillies, tomatoes, onion and garlic...
  • 10 mins
  • Easy

Korean chilli, sesame & honey chicken


(38 ratings)

A kebab always goes down well at a BBQ, and this Korean chicken with sweet, spicy and sticky glaze is our new favourite. Scatter over spring onions to serve
  • 35 mins
  • Easy

Chicken shawarma


(16 ratings)

Add oomph to chicken kebabs with yogurt, Indian spices and chillies. This smoky, flavour-packed tandoori shawarma can be cooked on the barbecue or in the oven
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • More effort

Smoky chicken skewers


(23 ratings)

A tapas-style canapé of marinated and grilled chicken kebabs, best served with smoked garlic mayonnaise dip
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Kebab shop yogurt garlic sauce


(8 ratings)

Blend yogurt, garlic and lemon juice to make this delicious sauce. It's the perfect accompaniment to our doner kebab recipe for a takeaway classic at home...
  • 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Red curry chicken kebabs


(12 ratings)

Chicken and kebabs are two of our most popular choices so this former cover star is a real winner - for barbecues or the grill
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Chicken masala skewers


(10 ratings)

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