Turkish Chicken Kababs

Appetising chicken kababs on satay's spiced with paprika and red chilli flakes. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Turkish Chicken Kababs
Main Ingredients Boneless chicken, Hung yogurt
Cuisine Turkish
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 7-8 hour
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Turkish Chicken Kababs

  • 400 grams Boneless chicken leg, cut into 1 inch pieces
  • ¼ cup Hung yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons Olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon Lemon juice
  • 1½ tablespoons Tomato ketchup
  • 8-10 Garlic cloves finely chopped
  • to taste Salt
  • to taste Crushed black peppercorns
  • 2 teaspoons Red chilli flakes
  • 1 teaspoon Paprika
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin powder
  • a pinch Cinnamon powder
  • for shallow frying Oil


  1. Combine hung yogurt, olive oil, lemon juice, tomato ketchup, garlic, salt, crushed peppercorns, chilli flakes, paprika, cumin powder and cinnamon powder in a bowl and whisk well.
  2. Add the chicken pieces and mix well. Refrigerate to marinate for six to eight hours.
  3. Skewer the marinated chicken pieces onto satay sticks and set aside.
  4. Heat some oil in a non-stick grill pan. Place the skewers on the pan and shallow-fry on medium heat till both sides turn golden and the chicken is cooked.
  5. Serve immediately.