Simple and tasty, chef Jimmy Bannos, Jr.’s sweet-smoky chicken is a great go-to dish any night of the week. Slideshow:  Kebabs 

Jimmy Banos Jr.
Jimmy Bannos Jr.
September 2014

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Credit: © John Kernick

Recipe Summary

total:
40 mins
Yield:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a large bowl, whisk 1/2 cup of the olive oil with the paprika. Add the chicken and toss to coat; let stand at room temperature for 15 minutes.

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  • Meanwhile, in a small bowl, mix the yogurt, lemon juice, cayenne, crushed red pepper and the remaining 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Season with salt and black pepper and mix well.

  • Light a grill. Season the chicken with salt and black pepper and thread 3 pieces onto each of 8 skewers. Oil the grate and grill the chicken over moderate heat, turning occasionally, until golden brown and cooked through, about 10 minutes. Transfer the skewers to a serving platter and serve with the yogurt sauce and lemon wedges.

Make Ahead

The yogurt sauce can be refrigerated overnight.

Suggested Pairing

Juicy, light-bodied red.

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