Ready in about 1 hour
Syns per serving: FREE
4 small sweet potatoes, cut into wedges
Low-calorie cooking spray
8 skinless and boneless chicken thighs, visible fat removed, cut into chunks
3 tbsp cumin seeds
1½ tsp mild chilli powder
½ white cabbage, shredded
1 red onion, thinly sliced
1 cucumber, halved lengthways, deseeded and thinly sliced
Juice of 2 lemons, plus wedges to serve
Handful fresh flat-leaf parsley, leaves picked and roughly chopped
2 tbsp dried sumac
1 small garlic clove, crushed
250g fat-free natural Greek-style yogurt
1 Preheat your oven to 200°C/fan 180°C/gas 6. Spread the wedges on a large, non-stick baking tray in a single layer and spray with low-calorie cooking spray. Season and bake for 35-40 minutes, turning halfway.
2 Meanwhile, put the chicken into a bowl with the cumin and chilli powder. Spray lightly with low-calorie cooking spray, season and toss to coat. Cover and leave to marinate. For the salad, mix together the cabbage, onion, cucumber and lemon juice. Season and set aside.
3 Preheat your grill to high. Thread the chicken onto 4 metal skewers and spray with low-calorie cooking spray. Grill for 6-7 minutes on each side, or until the chicken is cooked through.
4 Stir the parsley and sumac through the salad. Stir the garlic into the yogurt and top with freshly ground black pepper. Divide the skewers, wedges and salad between 4 plates. Add a twist of black pepper and serve with the lemon wedges and yogurt.
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