Joojeh Kabab (Iranian Chicken Kebab)

Ingredients for 2 servings:
1 pound skinless, boneless fresh chicken breasts, cut into cubes
1 medium minced onion
1 teaspoons salt
3-4 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice
1/2 teaspoon powdered saffron dissolved in 2-3 tablespoons of hot water
3-4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
A pinch of red pepper powder and cumin if desired.

Preparation:
1.    Add the onion, olive oil, lime juice, liquid saffron, salt, pepper and spices to the chicken in a bowl, making sure that all the spices are evenly marinated. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 6-8 hours.
2.    Skewer the chicken pieces to bamboo skewers, grill the skewers on the hot grill and continue until chicken pieces are well cooked.
Serve warm with rice, yogurt, salad, fresh herbs and pickles and grilled tomatoes.

Persian chicken kebab served with rice, grilled tomato and Apfelschorle

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