Spicy chicken kebabs with a few calories

Make delicious chicken kebabs with a few calories, using recipe that was inspired by Indian cuisine. This is idea for healthy meal – poor in calories but rich in flavor.

Green masala (spice mix) chicken kebabs

Recipe for green masala chicken kebabs contains 4 serves and has 148 calories per serving. Total time for cooking is 20 minutes. Thereof, preparation time takes 10 minutes, plus marinating but cooking alone takes 10 minutes.

Spicy chicken kebabs with a few calories

Main ingredients for this dish are 4 boneless, skinless chicken breast fillets, cubed. Then, you’ll need juice of 1 lime; 100 ml fat-free natural yogurt; 1 teaspoon fresh root ginger, peeled and finely grated and 1 garlic clove, crushed.

Also, from spicies, you need large handful of fresh coriander leaves, finely chopped; 1 fresh green chilli, deseeded and chopped; large handful of mint leaves, finely chopped; 1 tablespoon medium curry powder andpinch of salt. You need lime wedges, to serve.


Place the chicken in a large bowl. Then place all the remaining ingredients in a food processor and blend until smooth, adding a little water if necessary. Pour the mixture over the chicken, and toss to mix well. Then cover and leave to marinate in the refrigerator overnight.

Preheat the grill until hot. Thread the chicken cubes on to 8 skewers and grill for 6-8 minutes, turning once or twice, until the chicken is cooked through.

Serve immediately with lime wedges for squeezing.

Red masala (spice mix) chicken kebabs

For one serving of red masala chicken kebabs, nutritional value is 152 kcal. Therefore this is the perfect choice for dietary menu. To prepare this meal you should mix 4 tablespoons fat-free natural yogurt with 1 tablespoon chilli powder. Then add 1 teaspoon grated ginger; 4 garlic cloves, crushed; 1 teaspoon ground cumin; 4 tablespoons tomato purée and 1 teaspoon turmeric.

Pour over the chicken cubes and marinate and cook as in recipe for Green masala chicken kebabs.

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