Moroccan Harissa Chicken Skewers

Experience the bold flavors of Morocco with these delicious Harissa Chicken Skewers. The perfect blend of spices and succulent chicken makes this recipe a crowd-pleaser at any gathering.

Moroccan Harissa Chicken Skewers

Moroccan Harissa Chicken Skewers



  • 2 lbs boneless, skinless chicken thighs, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 3 tablespoons Harissa paste
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Wooden skewers, soaked in water for 30 minutes
  • Fresh cilantro for garnish
  • Lemon wedges for serving



  1. In a bowl, combine Harissa paste, olive oil, cumin, coriander, paprika, turmeric, salt, and pepper to create a marinade.
  2. Add chicken pieces to the marinade, ensuring they are well-coated. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours, or preferably overnight.
  3. Preheat the grill or grill pan over medium-high heat.
  4. Thread marinated chicken pieces onto the soaked skewers.
  5. Grill the skewers for 8-10 minutes, turning occasionally, until the chicken is cooked through and has a nice char.
  6. Garnish with fresh cilantro and serve with lemon wedges.


Prep Time: 15 minutes | Marinating Time: 2 hours or overnight | Cook Time: 10 minutes


Yield: 4 servings


Nutritional Information: Calories: 320 | Protein: 28g | Carbohydrates: 5g | Fat: 20g | Fiber: 2g

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