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A easy, rich Greek yogurt-based marinade is the key to these juicy flame-kissed chicken skewers that you can grill for a quick dinner.

Martha Stewart's Cooking School, Episode 508


Credit: Bobbi Lin

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Serves 4 to 6


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Instructions Checklist
  • In a medium bowl, whisk to combine yogurt, oil, lemon zest and juice, thyme, garlic, saffron, paprika, turmeric, cayenne, 2 teaspoons salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper.

  • Add chicken to yogurt marinade and toss to coat. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 2 hours and up to overnight.

  • Preheat grill or grill pan to medium-high. Thread chicken onto six 10-inch skewers and season with salt and pepper. Grill chicken until cooked through, about 6 to 8 minutes per side. Drizzle with oil and serve with lemon wedges.

Cook's Notes

If using wooden skewers, soak them in water for 30 minutes before grilling.