Meal Prep Sunday: Lemon & Mint Chicken Skewers With Homemade Hummus
Lemon & Mint Chicken Skewers with Homemade Hummus:
I am a huge fan of Mediterranean food! I am one of those "cannot get enough pita & hummus people". While trying to eat clean and have balance with my meal plan I decided to try my own take on kebabs &
Lemon & Mint Chicken Skewers
1 Package(lb.) Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast, trimmed, cut into 1 inch pieces
1 teaspoon finely grated lemon rind
1/3 cup lemon juice
Â½ cup chopped white onion
Â½ cup chopped fresh mint leaves
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 chopped Jalapenos (Optional)
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1 tbsp coconut oil spray
15 oz. can of drained chickpeas (garbanzo beans)
Â¼ cup lemon juice
Â¼ cup tahini
Large garlic clove, minced
2 tablespoons olive oil
Â¼ cup chopped cilantro
Combine lemon rind, lemon juice, mint, garlic, and olive oil in glass dish. Add cut chicken into dish and coat thoroughly. Let this marinate in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.
While the chicken in marinating, soak the bamboo skewers in water for 30 minutes
Heat up stove to medium. Thread chicken onto skewers. Discard remaining marinade.
Transfer to a plate & cover to keep warm.
Meanwhile, make hummus. Place tahini and lemon juice in a food processor. Process until smooth. Add in oil, garlic, and cilantro. Process to combine. Slowly add in chickpeas. Process until smooth.
Measure out your portions, I used my Fitlosophy Food Scale!
Meal prep in containers and you are set for 3 days! Enjoy!
Each 4 oz. chicken skewers & 1 tbs hummus approximately: