Chicken Skewers with Meyer Lemon Salsa
- Servings Per Recipe: 6
- Amount Per Serving
- Calories: 340.3
- Total Fat: 5.0 g
- Cholesterol: 67.1 mg
- Sodium: 401.7 mg
- Total Carbs: 41.3 g
- Dietary Fiber: 3.6 g
- Protein: 32.9 g
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Number of Servings: 6
•8 Meyer lemons
•1/2 cupfinely chopped English hothouse cucumber
•3 tablespoons thinly sliced scallions, divided
•1 serrano chile (with seeds), finely chopped
• Pinch of sugar
• Kosher salt
•1 1/2 pounds skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cut into 1 1/2” pieces
•Freshly ground black pepper
•1/4 cup plus 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro
•1/4 cup plain whole-milk yogurt
•1 tablespoon vegetable oil
•2 garlic cloves, coarsely chopped
• 1teaspoon cracked coriander seeds
•1 teaspoon turmeric (optional)
12 metal skewers
Using a sharp knife, cut all peel and white pith from lemons; discard. Working over a medium bowl, cut between membranes to release segments into bowl; squeeze in juice from membranes and discard membranes. Strain juice into another bowl.
Combine segments, 1 Tbsp. strained lemon juice (reserve remaining juice for another use), cucumber, 2 Tbsp. scallions, and chile in a small bowl; mix well. Stir in sugar; season salsa with salt and set aside.
Place chicken in a medium bowl and season with salt and pepper. In a mini-processor or blender, purée 1/4 cup cilantro, yogurt, vegetable oil, garlic, coriander, and turmeric. Pour marinade over chicken; toss to coat. Let marinate at room temperature for 20 minutes. DO AHEAD: Can be made 1 day ahead. Cover and chill. Let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes before continuing.
Preheat broiler. Thread 4 pieces of chicken onto each skewer and transfer to a foil-lined baking sheet. Broil, turning once and watching closely to prevent burning, until browned and cooked through, about 8 minutes. (Alternatively, grill skewers over medium-high heat on a gas grill or over medium heat on a charcoal grill.) Transfer skewers to plates. Spoon Meyer lemon salsa over chicken. Serve over pita breads, garnished with remaining 2 Tbsp. cilantro and 1 Tbsp. scallions.
Serving Size: 6
Number of Servings: 6
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CHANDRACETA.