Shish Taouk - Chicken Kebab Recipe - Best of Arabic dishes

Shish taouk is chicken kebab. This is one of the favourite arabic dish and this easy recipe includes the marinade and cooking method for the chicken kebab. The vegetables like onions, tomatoes can be added to the skewer and grilled along with the kebab if desired. I suggest onions, green peppers, tomato and mushrooms to be grilled along with shish tawook.


  • 1kg cubed chicken breast
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)

Steps to Make It
  1. In a medium bowl, combine all ingredients.
  2. Allow chicken to marinate for 2 to 24 hours, covered in the refrigerator
  3. Place chicken on the skewers (about 5 pieces on each).
  4. Grill for 15 minutes or until done. Remember to turn skewers during cooking.
  5. Serve shish taouk with a bed of rice, bread, and a salad. Enjoy!

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