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easy oven kabobs

Easy Oven Kabobs with Cauli Rice and Tzatziki Sauce

Brittany Davis
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 4 people

Ingredients
  

  • 10 wooden skewers

Meat

  • 1.5 lbs chicken breast (or 1.5 lbs sirloin steak, or a combination of both)
  • 1 orange juiced
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp dried thyme
  • 1/2 tsp dried rosemary
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt

Vegetables

  • 1 green bell pepper
  • 1 red onion
  • 1/2 pineapple

Cauli Rice

  • 1 Tbsp ghee (or coconut oil)
  • 1 cauliflower (or bag of riced cauliflower)
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • dash black pepper

Tzatziki Sauce

  • 1/2 Cup plain, whole milk Greek yogurt
  • 1 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp fresh dill (chopped)
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 Cup cucumber (finely chopped)

Instructions
 

Prepare the Kabobs

  • Soak the wooden skewers in a dish or sink full of water for a few hours.
  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
  • To marinate the meat, juice the orange into a medium-sized mixing bowl.
  • Add the olive oil, coriander, black pepper, thyme, rosemary, and salt to the orange juice. Mix all ingredients well.
  • Cut the chicken breasts and/or steak into 1 inch cubes and add to the mixing bowl.
  • Stir to make sure all the meat is coated with the marinade.
  • Let the meat marinate for at least 15 minutes, while you prepare the rest of the ingredients.
  • Cut the green bell pepper, red onion, and pineapple into 1 inch pieces and set aside.

Make the Tzatziki Sauce

  • Mix together in a small bowl the yogurt, lemon juice, salt, dill, garlic, and chopped cucumber.
  • Refrigerate until it's time to eat.

Assemble and Cook the Kabobs

  • Arrange the meat and vegetables onto the skewers in whatever pattern you desire.
  • Place the skewers onto a foil-lined baking sheet.
  • Bake in the oven at 400 degrees for 15 minutes, or until the chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165 degrees.
  • Turn the oven onto high broil and allow to broil for about 3 minutes.

Cook the Cauliflower Rice

  • Melt 1 Tbsp ghee in a saucepan over medium heat..
  • Grate the head of cauliflower (or use bagged cauliflower) and at to the saucepan.
  • Add 1/2 teaspoon salt and a dash of pepper to the cauliflower rice.
  • Cook for about 10 minutes.