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Chicken Kebabs

  • SERVINGS: 6-8

  1. Basmati Rice or Govindobhog Rice
  2. 2 pounds boneless chicken legs or breasts, well trimmed
  3. 1 cup plain yogurt
  4. 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  5. 1/8 teaspoon saffron threads, crushed and dissolved in 2 tablespoons water (optional)
  6. 1 tablespoon crushed dried mint
  7. 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  8. 1/2 teaspoon salt
  1. Cut the chicken into 1-inch pieces. Combine all the remaining ingredients in a bowl. Add the chicken and stir to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 3 to 24 hours.
  2. Light a charcoal grill or preheat the broiler. Loosely thread the chicken on metal skewers. Grill or broil the chicken 5 to 6 inches from the heat for about 10 minutes, turning the skewers as necessary for even cooking. Serve hot or at room temperature, with Chelo or plain rice.