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Chicken Pintxo - Spanish tapas - the perfect party food on a skewer

Chicken Pintxo

Course Appetizer
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
marinade overnight 12 hours
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 188 kcal


  • 1.8 pounds skinless, boneless chicken thighs cut into 1" pieces
  • 1 tablespoon Spanish smoked paprika mild
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 3/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 3 tablespoons parsley minced
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil

For Serving


  1. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and toss well to coat chicken pieces. Cover and let marinade overnight in refrigerator.

  2. Soak bamboo skewers in water for 30 minutes. Skewer chicken pieces.

  3. Grill for 8-10 minutes, until cooked through.

  4. Serve with Red Chimichurri Sauce, if desired.

Recipe Notes

Adapted from Humble Crumble

Nutrition Facts
Chicken Pintxo
Amount Per Serving
Calories 188 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 96mg32%
Sodium 311mg14%
Potassium 291mg8%
Carbohydrates 1g0%
Protein 20g40%
Vitamin A 590IU12%
Vitamin C 2.3mg3%
Calcium 24mg2%
Iron 1.5mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.