Learn to Cook Favourite Recipes from our Traders

As part of our weekly Desert Isolation Dishes Instagram series, every Saturday, one of our traders tell us about their can’t-live-without, all-time favourite dishes to eat and cook. Learn to recreate these dishes at home with easy-to-follow recipes.


Week One: Swish Chicken ‘Bab from Claude Compton, Fanny’s Kebabs

Co-founder of Fanny’s Kebabs, Claude Compton, gives us the inside scoop on his top recipe: the Swish Chicken Kebab. Spice up your Summer BBQ with this trademark ‘bab from Fanny’s. Serves 4.




  • 700g boneless chicken thigh (pieces)
  • 1 tbsp Ras el Hanout
  • 1 tsp Dried red chilli
  • 1 tbsp Za’atar
  • 2 cloves of garlic, crushed
  • 2 green peppers (small squares)
  • Splash of olive oil



  • 1/4 red cabbage sliced thinly
  • 2 handfuls of mustard leaves
  • 1 pomegranate (the seeds)
  • Pinch toasted sesame seeds 1/2 bunch mint, picked
  • 2 lemons (the juice)
  • Salt & pepper



  1. Mix all skewer ingredients in a big bowl, cover & chuck in the fridge for 24hrs
  2. Alternate the chicken and peppers onto skewers. This can be sorted & kept in the fridge until ready
  3. Salad – Chop everything up and throw in a big bowl. store in fridge till ready
  4. Ideally over charcoal, BBQ kebabs on a high heat for a few minutes, turning to avoid charring too much. Then move to the cooler, outside area of the bbq to finish cooking all the way through
  5. As the skewers are cooking, dress the salad with olive- oil & lemon, put sauces out & top up drinks
  6. Quickly warm the flatbreads on the grill
  7. Everyone can get wrapping at the table
  8. ENJOY!


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