Summer BBQ Kebabs with Mint Yoghurt Dressing

Summer is here! This means longer days, sunshine and BBQs! This is no reason to steer from your healthy way of eating, all you need is some planning ahead. These colourful chicken and vegetable skewers are perfect to take along to a BBQ, and pair well with the fresh mint yogurt. Enjoy with a side green salad.

Serves x2 / calories per serving = 259 kCal

Macros per serving:

  • FATS – 6.4g
    • of which saturates 1.2g
  • CARBS – 9.4g
    • of which sugars 8.3g
  • PROTEIN – 41g

Ingredients:

2 large chicken breasts, skinless and deboned
¼ tsp garlic powder
¼ tsp chilli powder
¼ tsp ground cumin
¼ tsp ground coriander
salt and freshly ground black pepper
1 tsp olive oil
1 courgette
¼ red onion
½ yellow pepper
1 tsp olive oil
¼ cup fat-free plain yogurt
5-7 mint leaves, finely chopped
squeeze lemon

Method:

  1. Chop the chicken breasts into large chunks, approximately 3.5cm pieces. Place in a bowl and sprinkle over the garlic powder, chilli powder, ground cumin and ground coriander. Season with salt and pepper and add a teaspoon olive oil. Combine everything well and set aside.
  2. Slice the courgette and chop the red onion and yellow pepper into pieces of suitable size. Add a teaspoon olive oil over the vegetables and season with salt and pepper.
  3. Skewer the chicken and vegetables onto kebab skewers and grill on the BBQ for 8-10 minutes. Alternatively, you can cook them in a preheated oven 180°C / 350°F for approximately 20 minutes.
  4. In the meantime, make a quick accompanying sauce by finely chopping mint and stirring it into the yogurt. Add a squeeze of lemon and season with salt and pepper. Enjoy the kebabs with the mint yogurt and a side salad.

 

 

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