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Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Spicy Chicken Skewers


If you're a frequent visitor to my blog, you've probably noticed that I post lots of recipes involving chicken. Chicken is just so fabulous, don't you think? Maybe I just like it because it's something you can cook up however you want, you can throw it in a risotto, or roast it in the oven, it really is so versatile! I usually find myself using chicken for weeknight meals, resulting in quick and simple dishes. Despite being easy to make, they are always full of flavor. In my opinion, there is nothing worse than a bland chicken dish.

Since the base of the sauce is chili sauce, these chicken skewers are spicy. I find that they are a nice little pick me up dinner to keep you going the rest of the week. The addition of dried herbs gives the chili sauce a distinct flavor that everyone will love. Plus, skewers are fun. I love them. And these are so good no one will know there are only 5 ingredients!

Spicy Chicken Skewers
Recipe Adapted from: Canadian Living Magazine


Ingredients

1 lbs chicken breasts, cut into 1 inch pieces
1/4 cup chili sauce
1 clove garlic, minced
1/2 tsp dried thyme
1/4 tsp each of salt and pepper

Directions

You can cook these on the grill or in the oven. Whichever you prefer. I like using the oven!

If cooking in the oven, preheat to 375.

Cut the chicken into desire size and thread onto metal skewers. In a bowl, whisk ingredients for the sauce.

Spray a baking sheet with a little cooking spray.

Brush sauce over all sides of the chicken and bake in the oven for 15 minutes. Turn the chicken over and bake for another 15 minutes, or until chicken is fully cooked.

Sprinkle with a little lime juice and serve.

- Lou


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8 Comments:

At March 24, 2011 at 1:37 AM , Anonymous Mrs Erg├╝l said...

Looks good! That with some pita bread will make a nice weeknight dinner!

 
At March 24, 2011 at 2:48 AM , Anonymous Jun said...

I think I can eat this as snack!

 
At March 24, 2011 at 10:48 AM , Anonymous reg@TatteredCookbook said...

I'm with you - I'm a

huge chicken fan. It's

versatile, flavorful &

inexpensive. Btw, great

use of bold, big flavors.

Cheers,

Reginald

 
At March 24, 2011 at 11:19 AM , Anonymous Kristen said...

What a delicious skewer recipe! Can't wait to try it and thanks for sharing.

 
At March 25, 2011 at 3:53 PM , Blogger Mary said...

OH YUM!!!!

Great blog; happy I found you!

Mary xo
Delightful Bitefuls

 
At March 25, 2011 at 3:55 PM , Blogger spontaneous-euphoria said...

So so so tempting.

 
At March 30, 2011 at 5:08 AM , Anonymous gourmet said...

Looks very delicious!

 
At April 11, 2011 at 10:20 AM , Blogger Swapna said...

Hi,
Made these and posted it in my blog... Thank you for the recipe:)
http://swapnascuisine.blogspot.com/2011/04/spicy-chicken-skewers.html

 

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