Casablanca Chicken Skewers

Be transported to the city of Casablanca with this marvelous recipe. Serve it with a creamy yogurt dipping sauce. This recipe also works wonderfully with fish.

Serves: 6Hands-on: 25 minutesTotal: 2 hours 25 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 6


  • 3 1⁄2 tsp. lemon pepper spice mix
  • 1 1⁄4 tsp. ground turmeric
  • 1 1⁄4 tsp. ground coriander
  • 3 tsp. paprika
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • 1⁄2 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1⁄4 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 2 lbs. boneless, skinless chicken breasts cut into 2-inch cubes
  • 8 bamboo skewers soaked in water for 20 minutes


  • In a small bowl, combine the lemon pepper spice mix, turmeric, coriander, paprika, salt, pepper, cumin, and cayenne pepper.
  • Place the chicken in a large bowl. Pour the spice mix on the chicken. Mix well to make sure every piece is covered by the spices. Cover the bowl and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
  • Make the skewers using the presoaked bamboo sticks. Thread approximately 1⁄4-pound of chicken on each skewer.
  • Heat the grill on medium-high. Grill the skewers for approximately 8 minutes per side, or until the chicken is fully cooked.