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Courgette Vegetable Skewers Recipe

Courgette lollipops

Published: July 26, 2018 at 4:02 pm
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
    • + marinating
  • Easy
  • Serves 4-6

Check out these easy veggie skewers with courgettes soaked in a citrusy sweet marinade with a hint of chilli. Make these quick skewers as a simple veggie bbq side

  • Vegetarian
Nutrition:
NutrientUnit
kcal105
fat7.8g
saturates1.2g
carbs6.2g
sugars6.1g
fibre1.7g
protein1.6g
salt0.2g
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Ingredients

  • 8 baby courgettes
  • 2 lemons, zested and juiced
  • 2 tbsp oregano
  • 1 tbsp dried chilli flakes
  • 2 tbsp clear honey
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • ground to make 1 tsp black peppercorns

Method

  • STEP 1

    Top and tail the courgettes and cut each into 3 equal pieces and put into a shallow container or baking dish.

  • STEP 2

    Mix together the lemon zest and juice, oregano, chilli, honey, oil, black pepper and a good pinch of salt in a bowl. Divide in two then pour 1/2 over the courgettes – keep the rest covered in a dish in the fridge. Gently toss and marinate for at least 3 hours but preferably overnight.

  • STEP 3

    Soak wooden skewers in cold water for 30 minutes or use metal skewers. Heat a griddle pan or frying pan over a medium-high heat or cook over indirect heat on a BBQ. Skewer the courgette pieces and cook, turning on all sides until grill marks appear and the courgettes are tender. Serve with the remaining sauce for dipping.

lemon and mint marinated courgettes
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