Paprika Chicken Skewers Recipe
A party appetizer that's super simple to make, this Paprika Chicken Skewers Recipe, will leave your guests asking you for more. With simple flavours of paprika and garlic and the lovely roasted texture, makes this recipe an absolute winner.
Paprika Chicken Skewers is a chicken recipe which can be prepared in no time and is a healthy alternative to the usual fried chicken prepared in most Indian households.
Chicken is marinated with paprika powder and crushed garlic. The spiciness of paprika and strong flavor of freshly crushed garlic gives a nice aroma and taste to the chicken. The longest part of this recipe preparation is leaving the chicken in the marinade.
The Paprika Chicken Skewers is prepared with less oil and can be cooked either in the oven or on the tawa. Stir in some peppers to make it more colorful and add to the taste of these party appetizers.
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- 2 cups Chicken breasts , chopped into small chunks
- 1 Red Bell pepper (Capsicum) , cubed
- 1 Yellow Bell Pepper (Capsicum) , cubed
- 1 Green Bell Pepper (Capsicum) , cubed
- 4 cloves Garlic , minced
- 2 tablespoons Paprika powder , (adjust)
- Salt , to taste
- 1 teaspoon Whole Black Peppercorns , freshly ground (adjust)
- Olive Oil , as required
How to make Paprika Chicken Skewers Recipe
To begin making the Paprika Chicken Skewers recipe, get prep with all the ingredients. Take wood skewers and soak them in a bowl of cold water for about 20 minutes.
Meanwhile in a bowl, combine cubed chicken, paprika, garlic, salt and 2 tablespoons of olive oil. Mix well to combine.Cover the bowl and place in refrigerator for about 2 hours.
Combine all the cubed peppers in another bowl. Add a little olive oil, pepper and salt and mix them together.
Thread the chicken and peppers on wood skewers alternatively and broil in the Oven for about 20 – 30 minutes or until done.
Turn the skewers every 5 minutes and brush with olive oil to get an even cooking.
Alternately, you can also cook them on tawa/Skillet. Make sure you brush them with olive regularly to help them from not getting burnt and remain moist.
Karthika Gopalakrishnan is a software Engineer by Profession. Being a foodie from childhood, she loves to immerse herself in the aroma of spices and their delicacies. According to her, cooking is a therapy which unwinds the hassles and bustles of a day. As said, the easiest way to enter into the heart of a person is through his food, she loves to bring a unique flavor of every recipe with right composition of spices and love.