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Portuguese Chicken Kebabs Recipe
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Portuguese  Chicken Kebabs Recipe

Portuguese Chicken Kebabs Recipe

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​4 chicken thigh fillets, cut into 5cm square pieces 4 tbsp smoked paprika 2 tsp dried chili flakes 1 tsp ground cinnamon 2 tsp dried oregano 1 bay leaf 1 tsp each cumin and coriander seeds 3 cm piece fresh ginger 3 tsp pink salt flakes Frehsly cracked black pepper to taste 1 clove garlic, mincedFreshly grated nutmeg to taste 1/4 tsp ground allspice 1 lemon, zest only, finely grated Get Portuguese ingredients & stuff Get Portuguese ingredients and other stuff
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  • Prepare chicken and place into a large mixing bowl.
  • Place all remaining ingredients into a bowl and mix very well.
  • Add the mix onto the chicken and stir until all surfaces are covered with the spice rub.
  • Allow to marinate for at least 2 hours before placing on skewers.
  • Grill or BBQ on a high heat until well charred and cooked through.
  • Serve hot with charred corn salsa, rice, salad...
Recipe & Photo Credit: Tenina Holder, tenina.com

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