citrus chicken skewers


These citrus chicken skewers are even more delicious when teamed with tzatziki dip. They’re quick and easy to make in 20 minutes and only £1.10 per serving 



380g Diced chicken breast

Juice of 2 lemons and 3 limes

1/2 tsp ground coriander

1 tsp red pepper flakes

1 clove garlic, finely chopped

2tbsp extra-virgin olive oil

4 8-inch wooden skewers

For the Tzatziki dip

1 Cucumber, peeled, grated and squeezed dry with kitchen paper

3tbsp of Greek yogurt

1/4 small red onion, finely chopped

1 tsp ground coriander

4 cloves of garlic, minced

2tsp of distilled white vinegar

Zest and juice of 1 lemon and lime


Serves: 4

Prep time: 15 mins

Cook time: 5-6 mins

Cost per serving: £1.10



1. Preheat the grill to 200oc/gas 6 and soak the wooden skewers in water for 5 minutes.  Combine the lemon and lime zest and juice in a large bowl with the coriander, red pepper flakes, garlic and olive oil and marinade the chicken for at least 10 minutes.

2. Once the marinated, thread the chicken onto the skewers and pop them under the grill until the chicken is cooked through, about 5-6 minutes on each side.

3. For the sauce, mix together the grated cucumber flesh, yogurt, red onion, white vinegar, coriander and lemon and lime juices, put in the fridge to chill. Serve the citrus chicken with the tzatziki sauce for dippin’ and warm pitta breads if desired.


Enjoy a spinach salad as a healthy side