Chicken Kebabs with Asian Spice Paste - 2 Guiding Stars
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A moist spice rub acts as a thick marinade in this recipe to produce deeply flavorful, moist chicken that can be readily served with your favorite vegetable dishes.

Ingredients

Spice Paste:

  • 1 shallot, minced
  • 2 tsp. minced garlic
  • 2 tsp. minced jalapeño chile
  • 1 Tbsp. minced fresh ginger
  • 1 tsp. coriander
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon zest
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp. sesame oil
  • 2 Tbsp. vegetable oil
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. pepper

Chicken:

  • 1½ lbs. boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cubed

Directions

  1. Soak bamboo skewers in cold water for at least 10 minutes.
  2. Mash the spice paste ingredients using mortar and pestle or blender to form a wet paste.
  3. Place chicken on skewers and rub with paste, coating evenly. Place in a covered dish in the refrigerator and marinate (2-12 hours).
  4. Place oven rack in the top position and heat broiler to high. Place chicken on a baking sheet and cook until no longer pink in the center, turning once halfway through cooking (8-10 minutes).
Nutritional analysis per serving: Calories 205; Total Fat 10g (13% Daily Value); Saturated Fat 1.5g (8% DV); Trans Fat 0g; Cholesterol 83mg (28% DV); Sodium 245mg (11% DV); Total Carbohydrate 2g (1% DV); Dietary Fiber 0.5g (4% DV); Total Sugars 1g; Includes 0g Added Sugars (0% DV); Protein 26g; Vitamin D 0% DV; Calcium 2% DV; Iron 6% DV; Potassium 8% DV; Niacin 100% DV; Vitamin B6 60% DV; Selenium 45% DV.
Recipe by Guiding Stars at https://guidingstars.com/recipes/chicken-kebabs-with-asian-spice-paste/
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