Persian Chicken Kabob (Kebab Morgh)

Persian Chicken Kabob (Joojeh Kabob or Kabob Morgh) is very moist and flavorful because of it’s simple saffron, onion and yogurt marinade.

Chicken breast Onion Saffron Plain yogurt Olive oil Garlic Salt and pepper Butter Lemon juice

Marinate chicken with  onions, saffron water, yogurt, olive oil, garlic, salt and pepper.


Marinate 6 hours or up to 2 days.  When ready to grill, slide chicken onto long flat skewers.


Grill kabobs for 8-15 minutes. Baste with mixture of melted butter, lemon juice and saffron.


The chicken is done when the juice running out is no longer pink.


Serve with basmati rice studded with saffron.

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