Shish Taouk

A Middle Eastern delicacy – these are boneless chicken kababs grilled on skewers. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Shish Taouk

Main Ingredients Boneless chicken, Hung curd
Cuisine Middle Eastern
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 16-20 minutes
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Shish Taouk

  • 250 grams Boneless chicken legs, cut into 1½ inch pieces
  • ½ cup Hung curd
  • 1 tablespoon Garlic chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Tomato puree
  • ½ tablespoon Lemon juice
  • ½ teaspoon Cumin powder
  • 1 teaspoon Paprika
  • to taste Salt
  • 1-2 Fresh oregano sprigs
  • 1 tablespo for cooking Olive oil
  • for garnishing Onion rings
  • 1 for garnishing Lemon wedges
  • for garnishing Fresh parsley sprig


  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.
  2. Insert the marinated chicken pieces onto metal skewers.
  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.
  4. Serve hot garnished with onion rings, a lemon wedge and a parsley sprig.