Moroccan Chicken Kebabs

These Moroccan Chicken Kebabs are ideal for a tasty family lunch or supper!

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Ingredients:

Kebabs (makes 4-6 depending on skewer length):

Approximate nutrition per kebab: 287kcal / 14.1g fat / 5.5g saturated fat / 11.5g total carbs / 3.3g fibre / 8.2g net carbs / 28.6g protein.

  • 3 teaspoons coriander seeds
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • ¾ of a 2 inch Ceylon cinnamon stick (about 3g)
  • 2 cloves
  • 4 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 2 lemons, finely sliced
  • 500g organic, free-range chicken thighs, cut into medium chunks
  • 2 red onions, cut into eighths
  • 2½ courgettes, medium slices
  • 2 tablespoons organic, grass-fed butter

Cauliflower couscous (serves 4-6):

Approximate nutriton per serving: 146kcal / 8.3g fat / 5g saturated fat / 5.9g total carbs / 2.3g fibre / 3.6g net carbs / 4.4g protein.

  • 2 heads of cauliflower (about 600g)
  • A large bunch of fresh coriander
  • 3 tablespoons organic, grass-fed butter

4-6 metal skewers

Method:

  1. Preheat the oven to 200ºC.
  2. Blitz the coriander seeds, cumin, cinnamon stick, and cloves in a spice grinder (or pestle and mortar) until finely ground. Add to a large bowl with the crushed garlic and chicken. Mix until the chicken is well-coated with the spices. Ideally, leave to marinate for at least half an hour.
  3. Stack the courgette, red onion, chicken, and lemon on a long metal skewer.
  4. Melt two tablespoons of butter in a large ceramic dish / tray.
  5. Place the kebabs into the dish, turning to coat them in butter. Roast in the oven for 30-35 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked.
  6. 5 minutes before the kebabs are ready, lightly steam the cauliflower until tender. Transfer to a food processor and blitz until it resembles couscous. Add a generous handful of fresh coriander (stalks and leaves) and 3 tablespoons of butter. Blitz again and set aside.
  7. Serve the kebabs with raw grass-fed yoghurt / coconut yoghurt, and cauliflower couscous.

Enjoy!

 

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