Grilled Chicken Koftas

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"From our weekday newspaper The West Australian. Times are estimated."

Original recipe yields 4 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (338.2 g)
  • Calories 229.4
  • Total Fat - 10 g
  • Saturated Fat - 1.7 g
  • Cholesterol - 300 mg
  • Sodium - 96.8 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 12.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 4.2 g
  • Sugars - 5.1 g
  • Protein - 24.4 g
  • Calcium - 66.1 mg
  • Iron - 4.3 mg
  • Vitamin C - 54.2 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step 1

To make the koftas, mix mince, garlic, spring onion, herbs, spices, salt and pepper in a large bowl until well combined and using you hands to thoroughly mix,

Step 2

Form 1/4 cup of the mixture into a log then thread on to metal skewer, using your hands to squeeze the mince mixture firmly on to the skewer and then transfer to a tray and repeat with remaining mince mixture to make 8 skewers, cover with plastic wrp and chill for 30 minutes.

Step 3

Heat a chargrill pan over high heat and cook koftas on grill for about 10 minutes, turning occasionally.

Step 4

Meanwhile combine tomtoes, oil, vinegar, lemon juice, green spring onion and pomegranate seeds in a large bowl and season and toss well to combine and then set aside for 10 minutes to allow the flavours to infuse.

Step 5

Serve koftas with tomato salad, hummus, labne, Arabic bread, lemon wedges, pomegranate arils and extra mint.

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.