Marinated Feta and Olive Skewers

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 1 hr 5 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Inactive: 1 hr
  • Yield: 6 servings (24 skewers)
  • Nutrition Info
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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
  1. 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.
  2. 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.