Food Fluff Global Cuisine: Recipes from Every Corner of the World

🍗 Sumac-infused Chicken Kebabs Recipe 🍋

Discover the flavors of sumac-infused chicken kebabs with this easy recipe from Food Fluff. Tangy and delicious, these kebabs are perfect for grilling.

Sumac-infused Chicken Kebabs

You will need:

  • boneless chicken thighsBoneless chicken thighs
  • ground sumacGround Sumac
  • garlic clovesGarlic cloves
  • lemonLemon
  • olive oilOlive oil
  • saltSalt
  • black pepperBlack pepper
  • fresh parsleyFresh parsley
  • skewersSkewers


  1. Start by cutting the boneless chicken thighs into 1-inch pieces.
  2. In a large bowl, combine 2 tablespoons of ground sumac, 2 minced garlic cloves, the juice of one lemon, 3 tablespoons of olive oil, 1 teaspoon of salt, and 1/2 teaspoon of black pepper.
  3. Add the chicken pieces to the bowl and mix well to ensure all pieces are coated with the marinade. Let the chicken marinate for at least 2 hours, or overnight for best results.
  4. Preheat your grill or broiler. Thread the marinated chicken pieces onto skewers.
  5. Grill the skewers for about 10-15 minutes, turning occasionally, until the chicken is cooked through and slightly charred.
  6. Garnish the kebabs with fresh parsley and a sprinkle of sumac before serving.


Sumac has a tangy, lemony flavor that pairs well with grilled meats. If you can't find it at your local grocery store, it's available online or at Middle Eastern markets.

Embark on a culinary journey to the Middle East with our Sumac-infused Chicken Kebabs. These mouthwatering skewers are a testament to the power of simple ingredients when combined with the right spices. The star of this dish, sumac, is a tangy, lemony spice often used in Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cooking. If you're new to this exotic ingredient, our guide on sumac and other unique condiments is a great place to start.

Our recipe calls for boneless chicken thighs, which are marinated in a sumac-infused mixture before being grilled to perfection. The result is a dish that's bursting with flavor, with a hint of smokiness from the grill. If you're a fan of sauces, consider pairing these kebabs with one of the 10 must-try chicken sauces we've curated for a flavorful dinner.

While our recipe suggests marinating the chicken for at least 2 hours, we recommend leaving it overnight if time allows. This allows the flavors to penetrate deeper into the meat, resulting in a more flavorful dish. If you're looking for more marinade inspiration, check out these simple chicken marinades.

Finally, don't forget the garnish! A sprinkle of fresh parsley and a dusting of sumac not only add an extra layer of flavor but also make for a visually appealing dish. And remember, cooking is an adventure. Don't be afraid to experiment with different ingredients and flavors. Who knows? You might just stumble upon your next favorite dish.

So, are you ready to bring the flavors of the Middle East to your kitchen? Grab your skewers and let's get grilling! If you enjoyed this recipe, don't forget to explore more Middle Eastern flavors with us at Food Fluff.