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Cayenne Chicken Skewers with Black Bean Salsa


Try this really simple high-protein dish. Perfect for meal prep, quick dinners or social events!


High protein diets are a great way to boost metabolism, fuel your muscles for growth and repair and helps you feel more full for longer.




Ingredients

  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper

  • 2 tsp smoked paprika

  • 1 tsp ground cumin

  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed

  • 2 tbs olive oil

  • 1kg chicken thighs, cut into 3cm pieces

  • 2 limes, halved

  • 1 cup (280g) thick Greek-style yoghurt

  • 2 tbs Sriracha

BLACK BEAN SALSA

  • 400g can black beans, rinsed, drained

  • 1 1/2 cups very finely shredded kale

  • 1 bunch coriander leaves, chopped

  • 1 jalapeno, thinly sliced

  • 1 red onion, finely chopped

  • 1/4 cup (60ml) extra virgin olive oil



Directions

  • Combine cayenne, paprika, cumin, garlic and oil in a bowl. Add chicken and turn to coat. Thread chicken onto 8 skewers and chill for at least 1 hour to marinate.

  • Heat a barbecue or chargrill pan over high heat. Cook the skewers, turning, for 4 minutes, then add limes cut-side down. Cook for a further 4 minutes or until limes are charred and chicken is charred and cooked through. Set aside to rest, loosely covered with foil, for 5 minutes.

  • For the salsa, combine all ingredients in a bowl, season and drizzle over the juice of 1 charred lime. Serve chicken with salsa, yoghurt swirled with hot sauce and extra charred lime.Combine cayenne, paprika, cumin, garlic and oil in a bowl. Add chicken and turn to coat. Thread chicken onto 8 skewers and chill for at least 1 hour to marinate.

  • Heat a barbecue or chargrill pan over high heat. Cook the skewers, turning, for 4 minutes, then add limes cut-side down. Cook for a further 4 minutes or until limes are charred and chicken is charred and cooked through. Set aside to rest, loosely covered with foil, for 5 minutes.

  • For the salsa, combine all ingredients in a bowl, season and drizzle over the juice of 1 charred lime. Serve chicken with salsa, yoghurt swirled with hot sauce and extra charred lime.

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