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Chicken Skewers with Pesto

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Chicken Skewers with Pesto
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Health Score:
9,7 / 10
Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
40 min.
Preparation
ready in 45 min.
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Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
1 Cucumber
1 white onion
1 organic lemon
7 tablespoons olive oil
Sea salt
freshly ground peppers
2 handfuls cilantro
1 garlic
22 ounces Chicken breasts
How healthy are the main ingredients?
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Preparation steps

1.

Rinse the cucumber, cut off the ends and cut into thin slices. Peel the onion and cut into thin rings. Rinse the lemon in hot water and wipe dry. Finely grate the zest and squeeze the juice of 1 half. Arrange the cucumber slices with the onion rings and lemon zest on plates. Drizzle with lemon juice and 2 tablespoons oil. Season with salt and pepper and let marinate.

2.

Meanwhile, for the pesto, rinse cilantro, shake dry and puree with the peeled clove of garlic and 4-5 tablespoons of olive oil. Season with lemon juice, salt and pepper.

3.

Rinse the chicken, pat dry and cut into cubes. Thread on wooden skewers, brush with oil and season with salt and pepper. Cook in a hot grill pan (or on grill) for about 5 minutes, turning frequently. Cut the remaining lemon half into slices and place in the grill pan.

4.

Garnish skewers with pesto and serve with salad and grilled lemon slices.