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Shish Tawook

Prep Time: 10 minutes Marinate Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 10 minutes Total Time: 20 minutes Servings: 4

Aka Shish Taouk, is a Middle Eastern marinated, skewered and grilled chicken that’s easy to make and tasty!


  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 3 cloves garlic, grated/minced
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 pound boneless and skinless chicken breasts or thighs, cut into bite sized pieces
  1. Mix the yogurt, oil, lemon juice, tomato paste, garlic, paprika, ground cumin, oregano, salt, and pepper.
  2. Mix the chicken into the marinade and marinate, covered, in the fridge for 20 minutes to overnight.
  3. Skewer the chicken and grill over medium-high heat until cooked through and slightly charred, about 2-5 minutes per side.

Nutrition Facts: Calories 227, Fat 10g (Saturated 2g, Trans 0), Cholesterol 86mg, Sodium 386mg, Carbs 4g (Fiber 0.5g, Sugars 2g), Protein 27g