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Thai chicken skewers

Thai chicken skewers

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
    • Plus marinating
  • Easy
  • Serves 8 as a starter, 16 as a canapé

Grilled chicken kebab skewers marinated in fragrant Asian spices make the perfect easy canapé

Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal153
fat2.9g
saturates0.5g
carbs1.4g
sugars1.2g
fibre0.1g
protein30.3g
low insalt0.3g
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Ingredients

  • 4 limes , juice, plus zest of 1
  • 1 bunch coriander , stalks and leaves chopped separately
  • 1 ½ tsp sugar
  • ¾ tsp fish sauce
  • 1 tbsp olive or rapeseed oil
  • 2 garlic cloves , crushed
  • 1 tsp ginger paste
  • 1 ½ tsp Thai curry paste
  • 8 skinless chicken breasts
  • sweet chilli sauce , to serve

Method

  • STEP 1

    In a bowl, mix the lime juice, zest, coriander stalks, sugar, fish sauce, oil, garlic, ginger and curry paste together.

  • STEP 2

    Slice each chicken breasts into 4 strips lengthways and coat with the marinade. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours and up to half a day. Soak 32 wooden brochette sticks in water for at least half an hour.

  • STEP 3

    Thread each strip onto a wooden brochette stick, weaving in and out as if you’re sewing.

  • STEP 4

    Preheat the grill or barbecue and cook the chicken for 4 – 5 minutes on each side or until cooked through, in batches.

  • STEP 5

    Arrange on a platter. Serve with a pot of sweet chilli sauce and a sprinkling of coriander leaves.

RECIPE TIPS
DINNER PARTY TIP

Thread the chicken onto skewers before your guests arrive. Cook in batches as needed.

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