Coriander Chicken Kebabs Recipe

Coriander Chicken Kebabs Recipe

How To Make Coriander Chicken Kebabs

Turn up your grill and get grilling on these savory chicken kebabs! It’s paired with a creamy cilantro yogurt sauce for a hearty afternoon meal.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Rest Time: 30 minutes
Total: 1 hour



  • ¼cupolive oil
  • 1tbsplemon juice
  • ½tsplemon zest
  • 2garlic clovesfinely minced
  • 2tspground coriander
  • 2tspground cumin
  • 1tsppaprika
  • ½tspcayenne pepperor less if you don’t like heat
  • tspcinnamon
  • ½tspsalt
  • ¼tspfreshly ground black pepper
  • lbssschicken breastboneless skinless, cut into 1-inch pieces

For Cilantro Yogurt Sauce:

  • ½cupfat-free plain Greek yogurt
  • 2tbspcreamoptional
  • 2tsplemon juice
  • ¼tsplemon zest
  • 1tbspfresh cilantrochopped
  • ½garlic clovefinely minced
  • dried gingera fair pinch
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepperto taste



  1. In a mixing bowl, whisk together the olive oil, lemon juice, lemon zest, garlic cloves, coriander, cumin, paprika, cayenne pepper, cinnamon, salt, and pepper.

  2. Place the chicken pieces in a large resealable bag, then pour the marinade over the chicken.

  3. Seal the bag, then press the chicken into the marinade.

  4. Allow to rest at room temperature for 30 minutes.

  5. Thread the chicken onto skewers.

  6. Preheat a grill over medium-high heat.

  7. Brush the grill lightly with oil.

  8. Grill the chicken for 9 minutes, rotating once halfway through grilling, until cooked through.

Cilantro Yogurt Sauce:

  1. Combine the yogurt, cream, lemon juice, lemon zest, cilantro, minced garlic, ginger, salt, and pepper in a small mixing bowl.

  2. Serve the kebabs warm with the sauce, and enjoy!

Recipe Notes


If using wooden skewers, soak them in warm water for 5 minutes first.



  • Calories: 303.72kcal
  • Fat: 24.77g
  • Saturated Fat: 6.57g
  • Trans Fat: 0.07g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 13.43g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.93g
  • Carbohydrates: 4.34g
  • Fiber: 1.04g
  • Sugar: 1.71g
  • Protein: 17.01g
  • Cholesterol: 56.82mg
  • Sodium: 312.74mg
  • Calcium: 61.84mg
  • Potassium: 220.78mg
  • Iron: 1.65mg
  • Vitamin A: 67.02µg
  • Vitamin C: 4.09mg
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