Lemon Pepper Chicken Skewers with Saffron Rice

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Lemon Pepper Chicken Skewers:

  • Adrak lehsan paste (Ginger garlic paste) 1 tbs
  • Dahi (Yogurt) 1 tbs
  • Cream 1 tbs
  • Kali mirch powder (Black pepper powder) 1 tbs
  • Namak (Salt) 1 tsp or to taste
  • Haldee powder (Turmeric powder) 1 tsp
  • Chicken powder ½ tbs
  • Lemon zest 1 tsp
  • Dried rosemary 1 tsp
  • Dried thyme 1 & ½ tsp
  • Lemon juice 3-4 tbs
  • Chicken boneless thigh pieces ½ kg
  • Koyal (Charcoal) for smoke
  • Lemon slices
  • Cooking oil 1-2 tbs

Saffron Rice:

  • Cooking oil 1-2 tbs
  • Makhan (Butter) 1 tbs
  • Pyaz (Onion) chopped 1 medium
  • Water 2 Cups or as required
  • Namak (Salt) 1 & ½ tsp or to taste
  • Water 1 tbs
  • Zafran (Saffron strands) 1 tsp
  • Saffron essence 1/4 tsp (optional)
  • Chawal (Rice) soaked 2 & ½ Cups

Potato Chips:

  • Cooking oil 2-3 tbs
  • Aloo (Potato) slices 3 medium
  • Namak (Salt) 1 pinch


Lemon Pepper Chicken Skewers:

In a bowl,add ginger garlic paste,yogurt,cream,black pepper powder,salt,turmeric powder,chicken powder,lemon zest,dried rosemary,dried thyme,lemon juice and whisk well.

Add chicken,mix well and marinate for 30 minutes.

Give a charcoal smoke for 2 minutes.

Thread lemon slices and marinated chicken on skewers.

On griddle,add cooking oil and grill/cook from all sides until done,cover & turn sides in between.

Saffron Rice:

In a pot,add cooking oil,butter and let it melt.

Add onion and saute until translucent.

Add water and salt,dissolve saffron strands in water and mix well.

Now add dissolve saffron water,saffron essence,mix well and bring it to boil.

Add rice,mix well and cook on high flame until water is reduced,cover and steam cook on low flame for 8-10 minutes.

Potato Chips:

In frying pan,add cooking oil and potato slices,sprinkle salt and fry until crispy & golden brown.

On serving plate,add saffron rice,chicken skewers,fried potato chips & serve!

Recipe By: Kanwal Mohsin

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