Kebab in kefir

Ingredients for making chicken kebab in kefir

  1. Chicken fillet 1 kilogram
  2. Onions 350 grams
  3. Kefir (only not fat-free) 0.5 liters
  4. Garlic 4-5 cloves
  5. Salt to taste
  6. Ground black pepper to taste
  7. Dried herbs (dill, parsley, cilantro, etc.) to taste
  • Main ingredients: Chicken, Kefir
  • Serving 4 servings


Barbecue, skewers, deep plate, kitchen knife, cutting board, tablespoon, disposable paper towels, garlic press.

Cooking kebab chicken in kefir:

Step 1: prepare the chicken fillet.

Before laying the chicken in the marinade, make sure that it is completely thawed. It would be better if it warmed up to room temperature. But just do not need to speed up the process using a microwave or hot water.
Rinse thawed fillet with cool water, removing excess fat from it, if any. Then dry the chicken flesh with paper towels and, laying on the board, cut into large cubes. Do not grind! Remember that it should be convenient for you to then put pieces of meat on skewers.

Step 2: prepare the onions.

Peel onions, cut off the ends of it on both sides, and then rinse with cold water and dry. Cut the peeled onions into thick rings.

Step 3: prepare the garlic.

Peel the required amount of garlic cloves, as well as onions, husk, rinse with cold water and dry. After, skip this fragrant ingredient through a special press.

Step 4: pickle the chicken in kefir.

Combine chicken, onion and garlic in a deep bowl. Pour kefir, pour salt, black pepper and dried herbs. Mix everything well. Now the most important thing: you need to give the chicken meat to be in the marinade a sufficient amount of time. Best to leave everything on 10-12 hoursbut, as practice shows, 6 hours it is also enough. Therefore, send a plate of kefir pickled chicken in the refrigerator and keep it there for the right time.

Step 5: prepare the kebab of chicken in kefir.

You can make chicken kebab in any way that suits you. String it on a skewer and fry it on open charcoal or on the grill, or on the grill, or on the grill. The main thing, remember that you need to cook meat not on the fire itself, but directly on hot coals, while making sure that nothing suddenly ignites from dripping fat or wind.
Fry the chicken skewers until cooked, periodically turning it over so that the meat does not burn.

Step 6: serve the chicken kebab in kefir.

Kebab in kefir is served immediately after cooking. You can use a knife to remove it from skewers and serve on a plate, sprinkled with chopped fresh herbs, or you can eat it like that. Very tasty with such a barbecue there are cakes and all kinds of grilled vegetables, and the sauce will definitely suit anyone that you just like.
Enjoy your meal!

Recipe Tips:

- Do not use sour kefir for the preparation of marinade.

- To taste, you can add a special seasoning mixture to the chicken marinade.

- Chicken marinated in kefir can be cooked at home, for example, fry it in a grill pan or bake in the oven.