I am in love with grilled shish kabob recipes because they are so wonderful at the taste and so easy to cook. The loaded skewers turn the chicken amazingly so flavorful and tasty that it drives me crazy whenever I cook this in the kitchen.
The magically made marinade is the key ingredient for this delicious dish that although plays a hidden role but bring this dish into a great taste.
The marinade of the lemon, loads of herbs, spices with olive oil turns this dish to something that you like to eat anytime when it is served.
Grilling only for 5 to 6 minutes from both the sides bring the meat into much tender and juicy that let you swallow over and over again.
For a sunny day, the glimpse of sun and the air conditioner is on bring more appetite to eat something that is easy to cook and make the dinner table handful to everyone.
Making any BBQ recipe at home is always a tremendous chance and this grilled shish kabob recipe is one of the easy to cook dishes that you prefer to eat every now and then.
Grilled shish kabob recipes
- Course Main Course
- Cuisine Amercian, Mediterranean
- Keyword Grilled shish kabob recipes
What makes the summer more thrilling is the firing up the grill regularly and make some of the delicious dishes just like grilled shish kabob recipes. Whether it is weekdays or weekends to enjoy with your family, grilled shish kabob recipes make everyone go crazy to eat.
Ingredients for kabob marinade
- 2/3 cup of olive oil divided
- 1 tablespoon of ground paprika
- 1 tablespoon of thyme
- 1 1/2 tablespoon of oregano
- 5 cloves of minced garlic
- 1 teaspoon of lemon juice
- Kosher salt
- Ground black pepper
Ingredients for making kabobs
- 3 pieces of boneless chicken cut into 1 inch cubes
- 2 red bell peppers
- 1 green bell pepper
- 1 yellow bell pepper
- 1 red onion
Method to marinate
Take a small bowl and add half of all the ingredients of marinade. (Add to the bowl half of everything. olive oil ground paprika, thyme, oregano, minced garlic, lemon juice, kosher salt and ground black pepper. Mix it well. Reserve the remaining half of all the marinade ingredients in another bowl.
Use a ziplock bag and add the chicken pieces into it then pour the marinade over the chicken evenly. Now, shift this to a refrigerator to marinate for next 30 minutes and for better result marinate it for next 3 to 4 hours.
Now, take the reserved marinade ingredients and add this to another ziplock bag with the vegetables. Shift this to a refrigerator to marinate for next 30 minutes and for better result marinate it for next 3 to 4 hours.
In the meantime you can soak your wooden skewers in water for 30 minutes. This will let the cooking process go easy and it will also be easy to handle the ingredients in and out of the skewers.
Method to make shish kabob
Dealing with one skewers at a time, thread vegetables and chicken chunks into the skewers while have some room at the end of every skewers so you can easily flip and cook the kabobs.
On medium high heat spray the grates of your indoor or outdoor grill lightly with the help of little oil. Now place the skewers having space among them and grill it for next 5 to 6 minutes from one side then flip and turn the other side to cook for 5 to 6 minutes.
(To check the doneness look at the centre and it shouldn't be pink.)
In case, you want to use an oven to prepare this dish, you can!
Preheat your oven to 425 degrees F and place the skewers on roasting racks on a baking sheet. Simply bake it for next 12 to 15 minutes to both the sides.
Garnish it with chopped cilantro leaves and serve it hot.