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Portuguese Chicken Skewers with Mint Yoghurt Sauce Recipes

Portuguese Chicken Skewers with Mint Yoghurt Sauce Recipes

Credit: Lisa Guy

Including protein-rich foods like chicken in meals will provide amino acids to build and restore the body, along with helping keep blood sugar levels balanced and to give you a feeling of satiety after eating. Chicken provides plenty of zinc, which is an important nutrient needed for wound healing and to support healthy immune function, and is vital for male and female fertility. Buy organic chicken when you can.

Makes: 4 skewers



  • 1 tbsp sweet paprika
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • Good pinch sea salt & pepper
  • 3 tbsp cold-pressed olive oil
  • 2 organic chicken breasts, diced

  • Mint Yoghurt Sauce
  • ¾ cup Greek yoghurt
  • Small handful mint leaves
  • Pinch sea salt
  • Juice ½ lemon

  • Lemon wedges, to serve
  • Pomegranate seeds, to serve
  1. Place paprika, cayenne, garlic, sea salt and pepper in medium bowl with olive oil and mix well.
  2. Add chicken to bowl and toss until well coated.
  3. Thread chicken on skewers and cook for 4 mins each side until cooked through.
  4. Place all sauce ingredients in food processor and blend until well combined.
  5. Delicious served with lemon wedges and topped with pomegranate seeds.


Lisa Guy

Lisa Guy is a respected Sydney-based naturopath, author and passionate foodie with 16 years of clinical experience. She runs a naturopathic clinic in Rose Bay called Art of Healing and is the founder of Bodhi Organic Tea.

Lisa is a great believer that good wholesome food is one of the greatest pleasures in life and the foundation of good health. Lisa encourages her clients to get back to eating what nature intended: good, clean, wholesome food that’s nutrient-rich and free from high levels of sugars, harmful fats, artificial additives and pesticides. Her aim is to change the way people eat, cook and think about food.

Lisa is an avid health writer, being a regular contributor to The Sunday Telegraph's Body and Soul, and leading magazines including WellBeing. Lisa is an author of five books to date, including My Goodness: all you need to know about children’s health and nutrition , Pregnancy Essentials, Heal Yourself, Listen to your Body and Healthy Skin Diet .