Honey Road's Yogurt-Marinated Chicken Shish

Cara Tobin, Executive Chef-Owner of Honey Road

Next time you want to fire up the grill, try this recipe, courtesy of Honey Road executive chef-owner Cara Tobin! The yogurt marinade helps keep the meat tender and adds great depth of flavor.

Prep Time

120 minutes

Cook Time

10 minutes


4 Servings


2 pounds thighs, chicken (boneless, skinless)
1 cup yogurt, Greek (plain)
2 cloves garlic (minced)
2 tablespoons olive oil, extra virgin
1 tablespoon cumin, ground
1 tablespoon coriander, ground
1⁄2 tablespoon paprika, ground
1⁄4 teaspoon cinnamon, ground
1⁄2 tablespoon mint, dried
2 tablespoons lemon juice
  salt and pepper (to taste)


  1. Combine the Greek yogurt, spices, garlic, lemon juice, and olive oil.
  2. Cut the chicken into 1-inch strips. Coat the chicken with the marinade and let sit 1-2 hours. Skewer the chicken by starting at one end of the strip and ribboning the chicken onto the skewer. Once all the chicken is skewered, season with salt and pepper.
  3. Grill the skewers for 5-6 minutes on each side or until the chicken is cooked through.