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Chicken Skewers with Lemon Salsa

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Chicken Skewers with Lemon Salsa


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Chicken Skewers with Lemon Salsa


  • 8 lemons
  • 2 tablespoons Fustini's Citrus Oregano balsamic
  • 1/2 cup cucumber, finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons scallions, thinly sliced, divided
  • 1 serrano chile, finely chopped
  • pinch of sugar
  • Kosher salt and ground black pepper
  • 1/2 pounds chicken thighs, boneless, cut into 1 1/2" pieces
  • 1/4 cup + 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1/4 cup plain yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon Fustini's Meyer Lemon olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, coarsely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon cracked coriander seeds
  • 12 skewers


Adapted from "epicurious.com"


Step 1. 

In a medium bowl, supreme lemon segments. To the lemon, add vinegar, cucumber, 2 tablespoons scallion and chile; mixing well.  Stir in sugar, season salsa with salt and set aside.

Step 2. 

Place chicken in a medium bowl and season with salt and pepper.  In a blender, purée 1/4 cup cilantro, yogurt, olive oil, garlic and coriander.  Pour over chicken, toss to coat.  Marinate at room temperature for 20 minutes.  If using wooden skewers, soak in a pan for 20 minutes.  

Preheat grill to medium-high.  Thread chicken on skewers and place on the prepared grill.  Cook, turning once 8 minutes until internal temperature reaches 165 degrees.  Remove from heat, allow to rest and spoon lemon salsa mixture over top.  Garnish with remaining cilantro and scallion.

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