Asian chicken skewers with peanut sauce

Duration: 9min 47sec Views: 1959 Submitted: 16.10.2019
Category: French
These deliciously spiced grilled chicken skewers are perfect with a sweet-and-tangy peanut sauce. In a food processor, combine the lemongrass, shallots, garlic, brown sugar, coriander, cumin, turmeric, fish sauce, salt and the 2 tablespoons of canola oil and process to a paste. Transfer the marinade to a bowl and add the chicken, gently tossing to coat each piece. Thread the coated chicken pieces onto inch skewers and refrigerate for 30 minutes and up to 1 hour.

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Skewered thigh meat is much more likely to turn out juicy than skewered breast meat. Its inherent richness can handle the dry heat of the grill without losing too much moisture, especially if you arrange the pieces so that they are just touching but not tightly packed together. This was so so good! I followed the marinade recipe at 1.