Nigerian Jollof Rice is a popular dish across West Africa. It is a very spicy dish simmered in reduced tomato sauce as well as different types of seasoning. So it’s almost the end of Black History month in the United States and Canada, and I …
Month: February 2021
These vanilla cupcakes are super moist, not too sweet, and still delicious. I’ve been testing cupcakes for some time now, and I love this one. It has just enough sugar, so you don’t feel guilty eating them, and it’s very soft and spongy . For …
Nothing is more exciting than being able to whip up a quick and easy dinner for your family. Kebabs are that type of dinner. I love preparing and cooking my meals quickly, especially if I had a rough day. I usually make it for dinner; you know, when I feel like eating something relatively healthy but straightforward to make.
What are Kebabs?
Kebabs are also called kabobs. The cuisine is of Middle Eastern cuisine origin. There are many variations of Kebabs that are popular throughout Asia and around the world. It is usually grilled, and although kebabs are often cooked on a skewer, some are not. It is a dish that mainly consists of cut up or ground meat or seafood, with vegetables or sometimes fruits that is cooked on a skewer over a fire or on a grill. It can be baked in an oven or cooked as a stew.
How to make Grilled Chicken Kebabs?
As with any meat dish, marinating is the most crucial part of this recipe since it brings flavor to the dish. The longer you marinate a meat dish, the more flavorful it becomes. The minimum time needed to marinade these kebabs is one hour. Whisk together your ingredients for the marinade, then put in your chicken and veggies into the marinade. Let it soak for a minimum of an hour.
Thread the marinated chicken and vegetables onto your skewers.
Then cook for 5-7 minutes on each side or until the chicken is cooked through. If you use wooden skewers on an outdoor grill, ensure you soak your wood skewers in cold water for at least 20 minutes to keep them from burning.
You now have a delicious dinner of grilled chicken Kebabs
Grilled Chicken Kebabs
- 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast
- 1/3 cup soy sauce
- ¼ cup olive oil
- 1 tsp garlic minced
- 1 tsp ginger minced
- 1 red bell pepper
- 1 yellow bell pepper
- 1 green bell pepper
- 1 red onion
- Salt and pepper to taste
- In a large bowl, whisk together oil, soy sauce, garlic, ginger, salt, and pepper.
- Add the chicken, bell peppers, and red onion to the bowl. Toss to coat in the marinade.
- Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
- Preheat grill or grill pan to medium-high heat
- Thread the chicken and vegetables onto the skewers.
- Cook for 5-7 minutes on each side or until chicken is cooked through.
- You can garnish with freshly chopped parsley. However, kebabs are colorful and appealing as is. It’s up to you. Serve warm
Trini Pelau, is an iconic Trinidadian dish. It’s a must-have when pigeon peas are in season from December to February. It’s a one-pot dish made with chicken, fresh or canned pigeon peas, vegetables, herbs, and coconut milk. It is usually made on weekends and for family gatherings or what is commonly called a “lime” in Trinidad. This dish can be accompanied by fresh vegetables or coleslaw.