Chicken Kebabs with Fresh Herbs*
This aromatic grilled chicken with vegetables and herbs pairs wonderfully with Greek salad.
Ingredients (Serves 4)
|1-1/2||lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch chunks|
|4||tbsp olive oil|
|4||garlic cloves, crushed|
|1||tsp dried mint|
|1||tsp dried oregano|
|2||tbsp fresh lemon juice|
|1||bunch fresh mint|
|1||eggplant, cut into 1-inch chunks|
|1||red onion, cut into wedges|
|1||red or yellow pepper, cut into 1-inch chunks|
|1||lemon, cut into 8 wedges|
- In a bowl, mix chicken, 2 tablespoons of olive oil, garlic, dried mint and oregano, a pinch of salt, and 1 teaspoon pepper and let marinate for 10 minutes.
- Preheat broiler until very hot or heat grill to high.
- Whisk remaining 2 tablespoons olive oil with lemon juice.
- Thread chicken, mint leaves, eggplant, onion, and pepper onto 8 metal skewers. Add a lemon wedge to each end. Sprinkle with salt and pepper and brush with oil and lemon mixture. Cook, turning and basting with oil and lemon mixture, until chicken is cooked through, about 9 minutes. Serve at once.
Excerpted from Eating the Greek Way by Fedon Alexander Lindberg, M.D. Copyright © 2007 by Fedon Alexander Lindberg, M.D. Excerpted by permission of Clarkson Potter, a division of Random House of Canada. All rights reserved. No part of this excerpt may be reproduced or reprinted without permission in writing from the publisher.
Nutrients per serving: 41 g protein, 15 g carbs, 16 g fat, 5 g fibre
*Find this and other great recipes in…
Eating the Greek Way
By Fedon Alexander Lindberg, M.D.
Eating the Greek Way captures the freshness of Mediterranean cooking with more than 100 delicious and healthful dishes that will help you look and feel great——and bring the rich experience of the Greek Islands into your everyday life. Every tantalizing meal in this book can help you lose weight and improve your health.
*This recipe has been adapted from its original.