Shish Taouk With White Rice Recipe | MAGGI® Arabia

Shish Taouk with White Rice

A classic dish served in most restaurants in the Middle East, the Shish Taouk can be easily prepared at home if you are in no mood to step out from home.


  • For the shish taouk marination:
  • 750 g chicken breast fillets, cut into medium size cubes
  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 4 garlic cloves crushed
  • ½ cup yoghurt or 125 ml
  • 1 teaspoon tomato paste
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 2 cubes MAGGI® Chicken Bouillon Less Salt, dissolved in ¼ cup or 65 ml hot water
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon white ground pepper
  • 2 small green capsicum peppers or 200 g, cut into medium cubes
  • For the rice:
  • 2 cups washed basmati rice or 400 g
  • 3½ cups water or 875 ml
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

How to Prepare

  1. In a bowl, combine and mix the ingredients for the shish taouk marination. Cover the pieces in the marinade and keep in the fridge for at least 12 hours.
  2. In a wooden skewer, arrange the chicken and capsicum.
  3. Grill the shish taouk on medium heat for 5-7 mins from all sides or until it’s cooked and golden brown in color.
  4. To prepare the rice:
  5. Add the water to a large saucepan. Add the rice and oil.
  6. Stir constantly until it boils, cover and cook over low heat for 15- 20 mins or until rice is cooked.

Nutritional Info

Energy: 496.00 Kcal
Protein: 35.00 g
Carbohydrate: 59.00 g
Fats: 12.00 g

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