Gently Spiced Chicken Kofte Kebabs
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These gently spiced chicken kebabs are juicy and irresistible. The addition of some chopped pistachio nuts helps make the chicken mince easier to work with and gives these a lovely interesting texture and lovely flecks of green colour. A great way to introduce spices to kids.
Cuisine: Indian
Serves: 4
  • 500g chicken mince
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • ¾ cup/70g breadcrumbs
  • ⅓ cup/35g finely chopped pistachio nuts or pepitas (pumpkin seeds)
  • 1 spring onion, finely chopped
  • small handful of mint leaves, chopped
  • 1tsp salt
  • 1tsp pepper
  • 1tbsp ground coriander
  • 1 tsp fennel seed
  • 1tsp ground cumin
  • juice of half a lime
  1. In a mixing bowl, combine all the ingredients and mix thoroughly by hand.
  2. Form into 8 small balls. Spear each ball onto a BBQ stick and then flatten each way, so a sausage shape is formed.
  3. Heat the BBQ flat plate. Spray the kebabs well with oil on all sides.
  4. Cook for around 10 minutes, turning every few minutes to another side.
  5. Serve with extra lime.
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