How to make Shish Taouk -

A Middle Eastern delicacy – these are boneless chicken kababs grilled on skewers.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Boneless chicken (हड्डी रहित चिकन), Hung curd (हंग कर्ड / दही का चक्का )

Cuisine : Middle Eastern

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Shish Taouk

Shish Taouk Recipe Card


Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Shish Taouk Recipe

  • Boneless chicken legs, cut into 1½ inch pieces 250 grams

  • Hung curd ½ cup

  • Garlic chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Tomato puree 1 tablespoon

  • Lemon juice ½ tablespoon

  • Cumin powder ½ teaspoon

  • Paprika 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Fresh oregano sprigs 1-2

  • Olive oil 1 tablespo for cooking

  • Onion rings for garnishing

  • Lemon wedges 1 for garnishing

  • Fresh parsley sprig for garnishing


Step 1

Take hung yogurt, garlic, tomato puree, lemon juice, cumin powder, paprika, salt, torn oregano sprigs and 1 tablespoon olive oil in a bowl and mix Add chicken and mix well. Set aside to marinate for 10-15 minutes.

Step 2

Insert the marinated chicken pieces onto metal skewers.

Step 3

Heat a non-stick griller and grease with some olive oil. Place the skewers on it and grill, rotating the skewers and basting with olive oil, till the chicken is golden from all sides and cooked.

Step 4

Serve hot garnished with onion rings, a lemon wedge and a parsley sprig.

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