Pakistani Chicken Seekh Kabab Recipe


Pakistani Chicken Seekh Kabab is a delicious and flavorful dish that is perfect for grilling or barbecuing. These kababs are made with minced chicken mixed with aromatic spices and herbs, then shaped onto skewers and cooked to perfection. They are a popular appetizer or main course in Pakistani cuisine.

Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 15 minutes


  • 1 lb ground chicken
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1-inch piece of ginger, grated
  • 1 green chili, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh coriander, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • Skewers

Instructions: How to Cook Pakistani Chicken Seekh Kabab

  1. In a large bowl, combine the ground chicken, onion, garlic, ginger, green chili, fresh coriander, cumin powder, coriander powder, garam masala, red chili powder, turmeric powder, salt, and lemon juice. Mix well to combine all the ingredients.
  2. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and let the mixture marinate in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour to allow the flavors to meld together.
  3. Preheat the grill or barbecue to medium-high heat.
  4. Divide the chicken mixture into equal portions and shape each portion onto skewers, forming elongated kababs.
  5. Brush the kababs with oil and place them on the grill. Cook for about 6-8 minutes on each side, or until the kababs are cooked through and have a nice charred exterior.
  6. Serve the Chicken Seekh Kababs hot with mint chutney, sliced onions, and lemon wedges.
Enjoy these flavorful and juicy Pakistani Chicken Seekh Kababs as a delicious appetizer or main course at your next gathering!
Pakistani Chicken Seekh Kabab Recipe