Lemon Thyme Scented Chicken Kebabs (Sous Vide)

Lemon Thyme Scented Chicken Kebabs (Sous Vide)


Lemon Thyme Scented Chicken Kebabs (Sous Vide)
Serves4
Prep time10 minutes
Cook time1 hour, 5 minutes
Total time1 hour, 15 minutes
Meal typeLunchMain DishSnack
MiscChild FriendlyFreezable,Pre-preparableServe Hot
OccasionBarbecueCasual Party
RegionGreek
By authorKaren S Burns-Booth

Ingredients

  • 4 chicken breasts (skinless and boneless)
  • zest and juice of one lemon (and lemon then cut into quarters)
  • large sprig of fresh lemon thyme
  • 2 garlic cloves (peeled and minced finely)
  • salt and pepper
  • a little olive oil

Note

No more burnt offerings, by pre-cooking these chicken kebabs in the SouseVide Supreme water bath, with all of the seasonings, these kebabs are juicy and moist and infused with flavour. All that is needed is to sear them on a barbecue or under a grill, and these low-fat and low-calorie kebabs are ready to serve with wraps, salad, chips, baked potatoes etc. This recipe is suitable for those following the 5:2 diet for fast days, and one serving is 125 calories without any accompaniments.

Directions

Step 1Fill the SousVide Supreme with hot water and then pre-heat to 146F/63.5C
Step 2Cut the chicken breast into large chunks and add them to one large pouch, along with the lemon zest, juice, lemon quarters, garlic, salt, pepper, lemon thyme and a little olive oil.
Step 3Vacuum and seal the pouch, and place the sealed pouch in the SousVide Supreme machine, using the rack to sit the pouches in, and cook for 1 hour.
Step 4Remove the chicken from the machine, allow to cool slightly and then carefully open the pouches.
Step 5Thread the chicken pieces on soaked bamboo skewers, adding a lemon wedge at the top of each skewer. Season to taste once again and the cook over hot coals or on a gas barbecue for about 5 minutes, turning all the time, or until the chicken is golden brown and seared. (You can also cook the kebabs in large griddle pan or under the grill)
Step 6Serve with salad and wraps, or with assorted dips, fries or baked potatoes.
Step 7This recipe is suitable for those following the 5:2 diet for fast days, and one serving is 125 calories without any accompaniments.

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