Chicken Skewers With Lemon Yogurt Sauce

This spiced chicken is served with a the velvety sauce and is spectacular. Don’t miss out. Make it and everyone will be looking for more.

  • 2 tbsp. coconut oil
  • 1 tsp. grated lemon zest
  • 1 tsp. paprika
  • 1 tbsp. chopped fresh Italian parsley
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • pinch of cayenne pepper (2 if  you are braver)
  • 12 oz. chicken breasts, boneless and skinless
  • pinch of salt

In a bowl, whisk together the oil, lemon zest, paprika, parsley, garlic and cayenne.

Cut the chicken crosswise into 1/2 inch strips and add to the oil mixture and toss to coat completely. Thread onto wooden skewers (ones you have soaked in water for an hour).

Place on an greased foiled lined baking sheet. Broil 6  inches from the broiler until no longer pink inside (it should take about 5 minutes). Season with salt and serve with the delicious Lemon Sauce below.


Lemon Yogurt Sauce


1 cup Greek yogurt

1 tbsp. chopped parsley

1/2 tsp. grated lemon zest

1 tsp. lemon juice

pinch each of salt and pepper


Line a sieve with cheesecloth set over a bowl. Spoon in the yogurt and let drain in the refrigerator for an hour.

In a bowl, whisk together the yogurt, parsley, lemon zest and juice, salt and pepper.

Serve with the chicken skewers and people will be licking the Lemon Yogurt bowl clean. Simply a great Appetizer to set out.




Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *