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Pomegranate & Cumin Chicken Skewers


  • Author: Michelle Minnaar
  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 60 minutes
  • Yield: 6 1x
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Ingredients

  • 60ml (4 tbsp) pomegranate molasses
  • 60ml (4 tbsp) olive oil
  • 15ml (1 tbsp) ground cumin
  • 5ml (1 tsp) sea salt flakes
  • 1kg (2lbs) boneless and skinless chicken thighs
  • 2 green peppers, cut into square chunks

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, mix together the pomegranate molasses, oil, cumin, salt and pepper until well combined.
  2. Cut the meat into square chunks and thread onto wooden skewers, alternating with green pepper.
  3. Place the chicken skewers in a single layer in a tray and pour over the marinade, making sure every part of the meat is covered.
  4. Leave the chicken the marinate for at least 4 hours, preferably overnight.
  5. Barbecue the skewers over moderate coals, or grill in the oven, turning frequently, for 25 minutes, or until cooked.

Notes

Serve with Pomegranate Couscous Salad.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 serving
  • Calories: 309
  • Sugar: 6 g
  • Sodium: 267 mg
  • Fat: 16.9 g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.8 g
  • Carbohydrates: 8.3 g
  • Protein: 32.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 141 mg