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Moroccan Chicken Kebabs

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Moroccan Chicken Kebabs

Chicken Thighs, boneless, skinless cut into 2” pieces2 lbs

Moroccan Seasoning ( www.carefreespicecompany.com/blends)2 Tablespoons

Olive Oil 1 Tablespoon

Garlic Sauce:

Garlic, minced 2 teaspoons

Olive oil1/2 cup

Yogurt, Greek¼ cup

Mint for serving2 spigs

Tomatoes, chopped for serving1 cup

Additional Yogurt if desired

Warm Pita Bread for serving

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