SHISH TAWOOK (Mediterranean Recipe)



  • 1 1/2 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breasts (cut into cubes)
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 3 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 3 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil (or any cooking oil)
  • 2 tbsp Greek yogurt (or plain yogurt)
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 tbsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp. cayenne
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 3-4 tortillas


Preheat a grill to medium heat.

Place chicken cubes in a large bowl.

Add garlic, lemon juice, extra-virgin olive oil, Greek yogurt, tomato paste, paprika, cayenne, salt, and black pepper, and mix to combine. And marinade it for about 2-3 hours in the fridge.

Skewer chicken, dividing equally among 5 skewers. Place chicken on the grill, and cook for 8 minutes, turning over every 2 minutes to grill all sides.

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