Juicy chicken breast kebabs: sharing a recipe for a one-ingredient marinade

Iryna MelnichenkoFood
What not to add to the barbecue marinade. Source: depositphotos.com

You can make kebabs from any meat and even fish, but it is better to use chicken, as it will make the kebabs very tender. The taste and structure of the kebab depends on the marinade.

Chicken meat

Chef Valerii Ponomar shared a recipe for a delicious chicken kebab cooked in a yogurt marinade on Instagram.

Recipe for barbecue


  • Chicken fillet – 4 pcs.
  • Yogurt – 3 tbsp (can be replaced with sour cream 15%-20%)
  • Onion – 1 pc.
  • Hot pepper – 1/2 tsp.
  • Sweet paprika – 2 tsp.
  • Dried tomato – 1 tsp.
  • Salt – 1/2 tsp (taste the finished mixture)
  • Black pepper – 1/2 tsp.
  • Olive oil – 1 tbsp.

Method of preparation:

1. Cut the chicken fillet into pieces the size of a chicken egg, the meat should be as dry as possible.

Meat for barbecue

2. Marinade: mix yogurt with spices, add oil, and mix first separately from the meat, and then with the meat, marinate in the refrigerator for at least 4 hours, if time permits, marinate in the evening.

Yogurt marinade

3. Cook the kebabs on the coals for 12-15 minutes, turning the skewers occasionally.

Ready-made chicken kebabs

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