How many calories in a kebab?

11 May 2010
How many calories in a kebab?

If you're peckish after a night of booze, spare your body more damage by ordering the healthiest option from the kebab shop.

'Steer clear of the rotating elephant leg. It is painted with sugar and packed with cheap, fatty meat,' nutritionist Fiona Kirk says. 'A chicken kebab is a far better option. It's made of chunks of chicken cooked over coals, stuffed in a pitta with plenty of vitamin-rich salad. As with most fast food, the choice of dressing can turn a relatively healthy dish into a disaster, so swap mayo for tzatziki and steer clear of the barbecue and chilli sauces, which contain loads of refined sugar.'
Send it back: Large doner
According to Hampshire County Council Scientific Service, the average doner contains the equivalent of a wine glass full of cooking fat. Mmmmm.
Calories: 315  Saturated fat: 12.8g

Order it: Chicken shish kebab
Grilled chicken is high in iron but low in fat. Go for plenty of salad, with cancer-fighting tomatoes and bone-building onions.
Calories: 155  Saturated fat: 1.7g

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