Shish Taouk (Lebanese Chicken Skewers)

Shish Taouk (Lebanese Chicken Skewers)

Shish taouk is chicken kebabs. This basic recipe includes the marinade and cooking instructions just for the chicken. You can add vegetables to the skewer if desired. Suggestions are onions, green peppers, and mushrooms.


Cut chicken breasts into pieces for skewers.

Mix remaining ingredients together to make a marinade.

Add chicken to marinade, mix well and refrigerate in a non-reactive container from 2-8 hours.

Thread chicken on skewers and grill or cook under a broiler.

Serve with favorite sauce



  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 3 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 lemon, juice of
  • 1 tbsp paprika
  • 1 (6 ounce) can tomato paste
  • 1 cup yogurt
  • 2 tbsp sumaq
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp black pepper
Serves 5
15 Minutes

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