Persian Honey-Spiced Chicken

Course : Chicken
Serves: 4
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4 medium skinless boneless chicken breast
2 tablespoons honey
--- dukkah -- (spice mix) ---
2 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds
1 tablespoon toasted coriander seeds
3 tablespoons hazelnuts -- toasted and skinned
1/4 teaspoon salt
--- MARINADE ---
1/4 cup lemon juice
1/2 cup olive oil
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 clove garlic -- minced

Preparation / Directions:

Make the marinade: Combine in a flat bowl all the marinade ingredients. Cut the chicken into 1-inch cumbes. Thread the chicken onto 8 bamboo skewers. Place the chicken skewers in a flat pan with the marinade. Marinate for half and hour. Make the dukkah (spice mix): Combine in a mortar the dukkah ingredients. Grind them with a pestle untila crumbly, cornmeal-like texture is achieved. Preheat the barbecue to medium-high or turn on the broiler and adjust the oven rack to 6 inches below the heating element. Barbecue or broil the skewers for 3 to 5 minutes on each side, or until thoroughly cooked. Drizzle with a small amount of honey. Sprinkle with the dukkah.


Nutritional Information:

569 Calories (kcal); 36g Total Fat; (57% calories from fat); 56g Protein; 4g Carbohydrate; 137mg Cholesterol; 555mg Sodium

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