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Whole30 Spiced Chicken Skewers

Course Main Course
Cuisine Middle Eastern
Servings 8 skewers

Ingredients

for Marinade

  • ½ cup Whole30 compliant mayo
  • 4 cloves garlic – minced
  • 2 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 tbsp avocado oil
  • 1 tsp sumac
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • ½ tsp turmeric
  • ½ tsp ground cardamom
  • ½ tsp cayenne - optional
  • ½ tsp kosher salt
  • ½ tsp Freshly Cracked Black Pepper

For Skewers

  • 2 lbs boneless, skinless chicken breast or thigh
  • 1/2 pint Cherry Tomatoes
  • 1 medium med-size red onion cut into quarters

Instructions

  1. Add all marinade ingredients to a large mixing bowl, stir to combine. Slice chicken into 1” pieces and add to marinade. Toss everything to coat, cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate 3-6 hours.
  2. When ready to cook, thread pieces of chicken onto metal skewers and alternate with slices of red onion and whole cherry tomatoes. Note: if using bamboo skewers, soak skewers in water 1 hour ahead of time.
  3. Preheat grill or grill pan to med heat. Cook kebabs over direct heat approximately 6-7 min per side or until meat reaches internal temperature of 160F.
  4. Remove from grill and cover with foil for 5 minutes before serving.