Chicken Kebabs with Pitta Bread

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  • Serves 4, costs under £7.00
  • Cooks in 15 mins
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(Based on 1 serving of 430g)

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  • 4 Wooden Skewers
  • 4 Pitta Breads, Large (380g)
  • 4 Chicken Breasts, Medium (520g)
  • 2 Onions, Medium (300g)
  • 1 Red Pepper (160g)
  • 1 Green Pepper (160g)
  • 1 Lemon, Juiced (20g)
  • 1 Tablespoon Vegetable Oil (10g)
  • 2 Garlic Cloves (6g)
  • 1 Teaspoon Mixed Herbs (1g)
  • 2 Pots Natural Yogurt, Small size (180ml)
  • ½ Cucumber (180g)

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Time Saver Tips

Marinade chicken earlier in day or the night before.

Cost Saver Tips

Chicken thigh meat is a cheaper alternative to other cuts.

Tips for Kids

The kids will love building their own kebabs, just remember to ask them to wash their hands after handling raw chicken.

Allergy Disclaimer

Always check the label of each ingredient for allergy warnings.


  1. Soak the wooden skewers in a bowl of water.
  2. To make the marinade, peel and finely chop the garlic and add to a bowl with lemon juice, oil and mixed herbs then mix well.
  3. Cut chicken into cubes and add to sauce. Leave in bottom shelf of fridge for at least 30 minutes to marinade.
  4. Grate cucumber and mix in a bowl with yogurt.
  5. Peel the onion and chop it into chunky slices. Chop the peppers into chunks.
  6. Preheat grill then alternate chicken, pepper and onion on skewers to make kebabs.
  7. Place kebabs under grill for 10-15 minutes turning every few minutes to cook evenly. Chicken will be cooked when it is white all the way through.
  8. Remove from skewers and serve with sauce and pitta bread.

Recipe source : NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde - Easy Cooking for You