Chicken & Lemon Skewers


Feed the family these chicken skewers in flatbreads. They taste great as well as being healthy and an easy-to-make dinner for hectic weeknights

TIME   25 Minutes
Difficulty   EASY


363 Calories, 4 Fat, 1 Saturates, 41 Protein, 38 Carbs, 5 Sugars, 0.9 Salt, 7 Fibre

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1 small pack mint, leaves picked
150g natural yogurt, plus extra to serve (optional)
1 lemon, zested and juiced
½ tsp ground cumin
½ tsp ground coriander
2cm piece ginger, grated
4 skinless chicken breasts, each cut into 6 pieces
4 wholemeal flatbreads or pittas
2 Little Gem lettuces, sliced
1 small red onion, sliced, to serve
pickled red cabbage, chilli sauce and hummus, to serve (all optional)
You will need
4 metal or wooden skewers


  1. Chop half the mint and put in a bowl with the yogurt, half the lemon juice, all the lemon zest, spices and ginger. Mix well and season with lots of black pepper and a pinch of salt. Add the chicken pieces, mix well and put in the fridge for 20-30 mins. Meanwhile, soak 4 large wooden skewers in water for at least 20 mins (or use metal ones).
  2. When you’re ready to cook the chicken, heat your grill to a medium heat and line the grill tray with foil. Thread the chicken onto the soaked wooden or metal skewers and grill for 15-20 mins, turning halfway through, until browned and cooked through.
  3. Warm the flatbreads under the grill for a couple of seconds, then serve them topped with the lettuce, chicken, red onion, remaining lemon juice and mint, and any optional extras such as extra yogurt or pickled cabbage, chilli sauce and hummus.

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