Mains, Meat, Outdoor Cooking

Chicken and Chorizo Kebabs

Cooking method:

Ninja Woodfire Electric BBQ Grill & Smoker
  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Pre-heat Time 17 mins
  • Cook Time 10 mins
  • Total time: 47 mins
  • Skill Easy
  • Serves 6 people

Chicken and Chorizo Kebabs

TIP: Use the Robust Blend for a rich, classic BBQ smoke flavour. 

Utensils required

Recipe tags


  • 3 x 550g skinless chicken breast, cut into 2.5-3cm cubes
  • 1½ tbsp sunflower oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled, crushed
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped oregano leaves
  • Juice of 1 lemon, plus extra wedges to serve
  • Sea salt and ground black pepper, as desired
  • 6 x 30cm wooden skewers (soaked)
  • 1 x 225g raw chorizo sausage, cut into 1cm slices
  • 2 red onions, each cut into 12 wedges with the root attached
  • Small handful chopped parsley, to serve, optional

Cooking mode

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  • Step 1

    In a medium bowl add chicken, sunflower oil, garlic, oregano, lemon juice, salt and pepper and mix until evenly combined. 

  • Step 2

    To build the skewers, thread ingredients in the following order, leaving one-quarter of the skewer empty: chicken, chorizo and red onions. 

  • Step 3

    To install the grill plate, position it flat on top of the heating element and gently press down until it sits into place, then close the lid. 

  • Step 4

    While holding the smoke box lid open, use the pellet scoop to pour pellets into the smoke box until filled to the top. Then close smoke box lid. 

  • Step 5

    Turn dial to GRILL. Press WOODFIRE FLAVOUR. Set temperature to HI and set time to 10 minutes. Select START/STOP to begin preheating (IGN and preheating will take approx. 13-17 minutes). 

  • Step 6

    When unit beeps to signify it is preheated and “ADD FOOD” is displayed, open lid and add skewers lengthways to grill. Close lid to begin cooking. 

  • Step 7

    When unit beeps and the display reads FLIP, open lid, and use silicone-tipped tongs to flip the skewers. Close lid to continue cooking. Check if cooked after 8 minutes. 

  • Step 8

    When cooking is complete, remove the skewers. Garnished with parsley and serve with lemon wedges, if desired.