28's Home Nutrition Program (Stream: female, healthy weight maintenance)
This protein-packed chicken and salad healthy lunch recipe is great for the warmer months, and the mild Indian flavours are simply delicious. And, if you need something heartier just swap the salad for some colourful roast veg!
175gchicken thighskinless fillets (boneless) trimmed and cut into 2cm chunks
1.5tablespoongreek yoghurtfull fat is best
1/4lemonjuice & zest
1/4teaspoonturmericground or fresh
salt and pepperto taste
1naan breador gluten free alternative
1/4lebanese cucumberends trimmed and sliced into strips
Cucumber Dipping Sauce
1greek yoghurtfull fat is best
1/4lebanese cucumberfinely diced
Preheat a fan-forced oven to 200°C/400°F/Gas Mark 6 and line a baking dish with baking paper.
Chicken Tikka Skewers
Add lemon juice and zest, garlic, turmeric, paprika, garam masala, yoghurt, salt and pepper in a small mixing bowl and stir to combine.
Stir through the chicken pieces and coat well.
Optional: allow to marinate for 30 minutes for maximum flavour, however this isn’t necessary
Thread the chicken pieces evenly amongst the skewers and place in a baking dish.
Place in the oven and cook for 10 minutes.
Turn over the chicken skewers and cook for a final 10 minutes. (Pop the naan in the oven to warm it up for the last few minutes)
Meanwhile, prepare the Cucumber Dipping Sauce by combining the yoghurt cucumber and lemon together in a small bowl. Set aside.
Toss mixed leaves, snow peas and cucumber together. Set aside.
Once chicken is cooked it's time to plate up.
Lay the salad on a serving bowl, place the skewers on top and dollop the cucumber dipping sauce liberally. Don't forget your naan, place it on the side and enjoy your healthy chicken tikka skewer salad!
Healthy Chicken Tikka Skewers & Salad Recipe by 28 By Sam Wood. https://28bysamwood.com/recipes/healthy-chicken-tikka-skewers-recipe/