Lebanese food involves a lot of perfectly grilled meats. These marinated skinless chicken breasts are magically tender and moist, even with a quick 1-hour marinade. The kebab is perfect with rice, hummus, shared with friends or all on your own.
Recipe courtesy of Ali El Chami
Print
Ali El Chami's Grilled Chicken Kebab
Total:
30 min
Active:
30 min
Yield:
6 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
30 min
Active:
30 min
Yield:
6 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 3 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/4 cup kosher salt 
  • 8 cloves garlic, crushed 
  • 1 teaspoon ground allspice 
  • 2 teaspoons salt 
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper 
  • 1 lemon, cut into 8 wedges, seeds removed, plus more for serving
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar 
  • 1 cup red wine 
  • 1 shot (2 tablespoons) cognac or whiskey 
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil 
  • 6 cups cooked rice, for serving 
  • Hummus and fresh parsley for serving, optional

Directions

Special equipment: 6 metal skewers

Rinse the chicken in cold water. Rub with kosher salt and rinse again. This ensures clean chicken flavor. Cut the chicken into 2-inch chunks and place in a bowl or large, sealable baggie.

Add the remaining ingredients to the chicken and stir well. Cover the bowl or seal baggie and refrigerate at least 1 hour or up to overnight.

Preheat a cast iron grill pan or gas or charcoal grill until hot. Thread the chicken onto 6 metal skewers if desired. Cook 8 to 10 minutes total, turning to brown all sides.

Mound cooked rice in center of the plates. Add lemon wedges, fresh parsley and hummus if desired. Slide the chicken off the skewers on top of the rice. Serve warm.

Categories:

Trending Videos 7 Videos

Lighter Chocolate Brownies 02:54

These fudgy chocolate brownies are surprisingly low in fat and calories.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Chicken Kebabs

Recipe courtesy of Tiffani Thiessen

Tandoori Chicken Naan Kebab

Recipe courtesy of Soho Road Naan Kebab

Grilled Tuscan Chicken

Recipe courtesy of Debi Mazar and Gabriele Corcos

Thai Marinated Grilled Chicken Skewers

Recipe courtesy of Alice Currah

Spiced Indian Grilled Chicken

Recipe courtesy of Bal Arneson

Cumin Grilled Chicken Breasts

Recipe courtesy of Ellie Krieger

Lemon, Rosemary and Balsamic Grilled Chicken Thighs

Fettuccine Alfredo with Steamed Broccoli and Grilled Chicken

Recipe courtesy of Tia Mowry

On TV

Everyday Italian

7:30am | 6:30c

Everyday Italian

8:30am | 7:30c

Brunch at Bobby's

9:30am | 8:30c

Good Eats

10am | 9c

Good Eats

10:30am | 9:30c

Good Eats

11am | 10c

Good Eats

11:30am | 10:30c

Food: Fact or Fiction?

12:30pm | 11:30c

Food: Fact or Fiction?

1:30pm | 12:30c

Man Fire Food

2:30pm | 1:30c

Man Fire Food

3:30pm | 2:30c

Man Fire Food

4:30pm | 3:30c

Late Nite Eats

6:30pm | 5:30c

Late Nite Eats

7:30pm | 6:30c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Food Paradise

8pm | 7c

Food Paradise

10pm | 9c

Food Paradise

11pm | 10c

Food Paradise

12am | 11c

Food Paradise

1am | 12c

Trending Videos

So Much Pretty Food Here