Smoky chicken skewers

Smoky Chicken Skewers

These can be eaten on their own or added to a salad. Make a batch on the weekend and enjoy them all week! Chickpeas contain high amounts of manganese, which is essential for bone health.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 people


  • 3 tbsp hot sauce
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp paprika
  • 1 tbsp ground cumin
  • 500 g skinless chicken breast, chopped into 3cm cubes
  • 2 tbsps sesame seeds, to garnish
  • Lemon wedges, to serve


  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C/gas mark 6.

  2. Mix together the hot sauce, oil and spices to make a marinade, then cover the chicken with it. Thread the chicken on to skewers.

  3. Roast for 16–20 minutes. Sprinkle with the sesame seeds and serve with the lemon wedges.