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Moroccan-Spiced Grilled Chicken Skewers

Easy chicken kabobs flavored with North African spices and grilled to juicy perfection

Course Main Course
Cuisine African, American, Fusion
Keyword easy chicken dinner recipe, grilled chicken kabobs, how to make kabobs, kebob recipe, North African recipe
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 16 minutes
Marinate Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 kabobs
Author Jazzmine from Dash of Jazz


  • 1/2 cup Mazola Corn Oil
  • juice of one lemon
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon coriander
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 3 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breast (or thighs) cut into two-inch chunks
  • fresh mint leaves chopped


  1. In a bowl or large measuring cup, whisk together oil, lemon juice, and spices.

  2. Pour over prepared chicken and stir to coat evenly. Set aside and allow to marinate at least 30 minutes.

  3. Preheat grill or grill pan to medium-high heat. Meanwhile, divide marinated chicken evenly between four metal skewers.

  4. Grill skewers of chicken for about 6-8 minutes on each side (turning once) or until cooked through. Carefully remove from grill.

  5. Garnish with fresh mint leaves.