Jujeh Kabob (Persian Chicken Kabobs)

Jujeh Kabob (Persian Chicken Kabobs) This is a classic Persian chicken kabob that is very delicious and tasty. Serve with roasted tomatoes, fresh onions, sliced lemons, and rice.


Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

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Time Details

    PREP : 15 mins

    COOK : 10 mins

    TOTAL : 6 hrs

    SERVING : 6

    YIELD : 12 kabobs

  • Combine onion, lime juice, lemon juice, salt, pepper, and saffron in a large glass bowl. Mix in olive oil. Press chicken into the bowl lightly and cover with plastic wrap. Let marinate for 6 hours to overnight, mixing every few hours to make sure chicken is coated.

  • Preheat an outdoor grill for medium-high heat and lightly oil the grate.

  • Remove chicken from the bowl, shake off excess marinade, and discard marinade left in the bowl. Place chicken onto metal skewers, making sure it’s not too tightly packed.

  • Cook skewers on the preheated grill until chicken is browned and no longer pink in the center, turning as needed, 10 to 15 minutes total.

Per Serving: 346 calories; protein 47.7g; carbohydrates 5.1g; fat 14.5g; cholesterol 129.3mg; sodium 1277.3mg. You can use boneless chicken thighs cut into quarters instead of chicken breasts.