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Chicken Skewers with Walnut Raita

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  • Yield: 6 Servings
  • Prep Time: 10 Mins.
  • Cook Time: 10 Mins.
  • Grilled Indian-spiced chicken thighs on a skewer with cucumber yogurt walnut sauce. 

Ingredients

  • Chicken:

  • 3 pounds chicken thighs, cut into 1/2" pieces
  • Raita:

  • 16 ounces yogurt
  • 1 cucumber, coarsely grated
  • 1 carrot, peeled and grated
  • 1 cup Fisher® Walnut Chips, toasted, divided
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Spice Rub:

  • ½ teaspoon clove
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 1 teaspoon coriander
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 12 wooden skewers, soaked in water
  • ¼ cup olive oil

Directions

  1. Prepare the chicken:Combine chicken thighs with olive oil and spice rub and stir to coat. 
  2. Prepare the raita: Set aside 1 tablespoon of toasted walnut chips. In a separate bowl, combine yogurt, cucumber, carrot, remaining walnut chips, turmeric, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Refrigerate.
  3. Complete the dish: Skewer the chicken thighs and grill 8 to 10 minutes, flipping once. Serve hot with cool walnut raita. Garnish with walnut chips.  

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