Marinated Feta and Olive Skewers

  • 2007 Ellie Krieger, All Rights Reserved
Total Time:
1 hr 5 min
Prep:
5 min
Inactive Prep:
1 hr
Cook:
--
Yield:
6 servings (24 skewers)
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons fennel seeds
  • 2 teaspoons orange zest
  • 3 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon cracked black pepper
  • 4 ounces feta cheese, cut into 24 (1/2-inch) cubes
  • 24 mint leaves
  • 1/4 large English cucumber, seeded, and cut into 1/2-inch chunks
  • 12 pitted green olives, halved

Directions

Special equipment: 24 (6-inch) skewers

In a medium bowl combine the fennel seeds, orange zest, orange juice, and pepper. Gently stir in the feta and marinate for 1 hour or more.

To make the skewers, place a mint leaf about 3/4-inch up the skewer, then add an olive half, then a chunk of cucumber. Gently place a cube of the marinated feta on the end.

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