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MOROCCAN CHICKEN SKEWERS WITH CRAZY GOOD GREEN SAUCE Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Amber Savage

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
CHICKEN:

Zest of 1 lemon (1-2 teaspoons)
1/2 cup fresh lemon juice (from about 2-3 lemons)
1/4 cup olive oil
3 to 4 cloves garlic, finely minced (or 1 teaspoon garlic powder)
1 tablespoon fresh ginger or ginger paste (see note)
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon ground turmeric
1 teaspoon salt (I use coarse, kosher salt)
1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1 1 /2 to 2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts cut into 1-inch cubes

GREEN SAUCE:

1 cup fresh cilantro (lightly packed to measure)
1/2 cup fresh mint
1/4 cup chopped green onions or chives
3 tablespoons olive oil
Zest of 1 lemon (1-2 teaspoons)
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon honey
Pinch of coarse, kosher salt
1/2 jalapeno, seeded and coarsely chopped (leave seeds in for more heat)

Directions:
Directions:
For the chicken, in a small bowl or liquid measuring cup whisk together the lemon zest, lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, ginger, cumin, turmeric, salt, coriander, and pepper.

Place the chicken pieces in a shallow dish (preferably with a lid), pour the marinade over and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 2 to 3 hours (if marinading longer than that, the lemon juice might "cook" and toughen the meat).

For the sauce, in a blender or food processor add all the ingredients and puree until desired consistency. Season to taste with additional salt, if needed.

Preheat grill to medium-high. Brush grill grates with oil (I don't usually do this on my pellet grill, but I recommend doing so if chicken is prone to sticking on your grill).

Thread the marinated chicken pieces onto wooden or metal skewers.

Grill for 6-8 minutes, turning once or twice, until cooked through. Serve the chicken skewers with the sauce.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6

 

 

 

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