6 June, 2022

Saffron Joojeh Kabab

Ingredients (Serving 4 Portions people):

• 1/2 teaspoon Sun’s Secret saffron, crushed
• 1/4 tsp Sun’s Secret saffron threads, dissolved in 1-2 tbsp. hot water
• 1.5 lbs. Chicken Breast, cubed
• 2 Onion, diced or grated
• 1/4 Cup sour lemon juice
• 1/4 Cup olive oil (or vegetable oil)
• 1/3 Cup Greek yogurt
• 1/4 tsp turmeric
• 1/2 tsp pepper
• Salt, to taste

Saffron Joojeh Kabab (Persian Chicken Kabab):


‘What Delicious Recipes Going to your Tummy ‘

Joojeh Kabab comes in two forms, bone-in and bone-off, made on a charcoal grill using metal skewers. Traditionally, consists of marinating the chicken pieces in yogurt, sour lemon juice, onion, saffron and other spices that perfectly and becomes juicy and flavorful.

The pleasant smell and flavors of various spices and of course saffron as a shining star of the marvelous recipe, bring fond memories back to you.


Steps to make this especial recipe by the method of Sun’s Secret Kitchen

  • STEP 1:

At first, cut the boneless, skinless chicken thighs evenly in the square pieces.  Note that, the pieces should be approximately about 1.5 to 2 inches wide.

  • STEP 2:

Then, dissolve the crushed Sun’s Secret Saffron threads in 1-2 tablespoons of hot water in a bowl for 2-3 minutes.

  • STEP 3:

After that, add and mix 1/4 cup olive oil (or any flavorless oil), 1/4 cup lemon juice, 1 grated onion, 3 cloves crushed garlic,1/3 cup Greek yogurt ,1/2 teaspoon Sun’s Secret saffron crushed, salt, and pepper. Marinate for a minimum of 2 hours and up to overnight.

  • STEP 4:

At this stage, thread the chicken pieces onto the skewers and shake off any excess onion and other marinade ingredients.

  • STEP 5:

Next, cook the skewers with the grill open over high heat that charcoal is the best choice. It will take 8-10 minutes per side of chicken kabab skewer.

  • STEP 6:

Finally, squeeze fresh sour lemon juice over the kebabs when done. Serve and garnished with chopped freshly parsley, lemon &onion slices.

Cooking Notes & Tips:

Note 1: It’s better that let the chicken lies & marinate with ingredient about 12-24 hours so it really soaks in all of the pleasant flavors

Serve & Enjoy it! …

Saffron is one of the most important & special ingredient in this unique & delicious recipe which will dazzle you. So it’s best to buy & use high quality. If your grocery store doesn’t carry it, we suggest to try our International food market in Sun’s Secret Website.

You can buy super grade Sun’s Secret saffron here.

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