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Spiced Chicken Skewers

Spiced Chicken Skewers



½ cup lemon juice
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1 teaspoon powdered sweetener
2 cloves garlic, crushed
2 teaspoons ground cumin
1 teaspoon ground turmeric
¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
½ teaspoon cayenne pepper
4 x 120g chicken tenderloin pieces (females)
4 x 220g chicken tenderloin pieces (males)
Olive oil cooking spray
100g any lettuce, washed and dried
1 avocado, stone removed and sliced thinly
Cracked black pepper
1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
1 tablespoon olive oil


  1. Soak 8-12 wooden skewers in water for 30 minutes.
  2. Mix lemon juice, olive oil, sweetener, garlic, spices and pepper in a small bowl to form a smooth paste.
  3. Thread each chicken tenderloin onto a wooden skewer. Coat each tenderloin with the marinade and place in the refrigerator for 30 minutes to allow the flavours to develop.
  4. Heat a grill plate and spray lightly with olive oil spray. Cook each of the chicken skewers for 3 minutes each side or until chicken is cooked through.
  5. Combine lettuce, avocado, pepper, vinegar and olive oil. Toss. Serve with chicken skewers.
Energy 1178kJ
Protein 21.3g
Fat 19.1g
Glycaemic carbohydrate 4.4g
of which is sugar 1.3g
Fibre 3.4g