Chicken KababUser Submitted Recipe
Serve with rice, sabzi khoordan (herbs such as mint, tarragon, etc.), or bread.
Cut up the chicken breast into pieces. The size of the pieces depends on the size of your skewer."
Chicken breast(s) — Every skewer holds about 1 chicken breast, and usually you will need 1 to 2 skewers per person
olive oil — Approximately half a cup (for 2-3 chicken breasts)
salt — desired amount
pepper — desired amount
turmeric — half a teaspoon or slightly more than that
chopped onion(s) - 1 large for 2-3 chicken breasts
saffron - just a tad
red pepper or chili pepper (optional) — if you want to make them spicy
Add the chicken pieces to a container or bowl that has a lid.
Marinade the chicken with olive oil, salt, pepper, a tad bit turmeric, chopped onions, and saffron (finely ground). Make sure to mix the chicken pieces into the marinade so that all the pieces are coated. Note: If you want to make the chicken spicy add the red pepper as part of the marinade. Place the lid on the container (bowl) and place in the fridge for a few hours or overnight.
When you are ready to make the Joojeh Kabab prepare your grill. If you are using charcoal you will need to fix the grill and wait until the charcoal is heated prior to placing the skewers onto the grill.