Thai Chicken and Veggie Skewers With Peanut Sauce

Mix up dinner tonight with this great Thai inspired dish! An easy grilled chicken recipe packed with bold flavor on fun skewers that grill up quick!

 
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Directions


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1. Make the Thai seasoning. In a small bowl, add the paprika, turmeric, coriander, mustard, ginger, cumin, black pepper, white pepper and cayenne. Stir to combine.

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2. Cut chicken into 2” pieces. Place chicken pieces in a medium bowl.

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3. Add soy sauce, olive oil, brown sugar, lime juice, garlic and Thai spice to the chicken. Stir together until combined and all pieces of chicken are soaking in marinade.

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4. Cover and place in refrigerator for at least 2 hours.

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5. Make the peanut sauce. In a medium bowl, add coconut milk, peanut butter, brown sugar, soy sauce, lime juice and red curry paste. Whisk until combined. Cover and refrigerate.

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6. Make the veggie skewers. Cut red onion and bell peppers into 2” pieces. Place the pieces in a medium bowl.

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7. Add the olive oil, salt and pepper to the veggies and stir until all pieces are coated. Set aside.

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8. When chicken is finished marinating preheat your grill to 400 degrees and add chicken pieces to 2-3 skewers. Use remaining marinade to brush on veggies and chicken while grilling.

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9. Add veggies to 2 skewers alternating between onion and bell pepper pieces.

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10. Place the skewers on the grill and cook for about 12-15 minutes. Rotating every few minutes so all sides are cooked evenly. Brush remaining marinade on skewers while cooking.

11. Warm the peanut sauce in the microwave or in a small sauce pan and serve in a bowl with the skewers.

12. Sprinkle with green onion and peanuts if desired.

Thai Chicken and Veggie Skewers With Peanut Sauce

Yield: 4
Author:
prep time: 2 H & 15 Mcook time: 15 Mtotal time: 2 H & 30 M
Mix up dinner tonight with this great Thai inspired dish! An easy grilled chicken recipe packed with bold flavor on fun skewers that grill up quick!

ingredients:

Chicken Skewers
  • 1 – 1 1/2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breast or thighs, cut into 2” pieces
  • 1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons Thai spice (see below)
  • 2 green onions chopped (for topping)
  • 1/4 cup peanuts crushed (for topping)
Veggie Skewers
  • 1 red onion, cut into 2” pieces
  • 1 red bell pepper, cut into 2” pieces
  • 1 green bell pepper, cut into 2” pieces
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
Peanut Sauce
  • 1/3 cup coconut milk
  • 1/4 cup peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons red curry paste
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
Thai Seasoning
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne

instructions:

How to cook Thai Chicken and Veggie Skewers With Peanut Sauce

  1. Make the Thai seasoning. In a small bowl, add the paprika, turmeric, coriander, mustard, ginger, cumin, black pepper, white pepper and cayenne. Stir to combine.
  2. Cut chicken into 2” pieces. Place chicken pieces in a medium bowl.
  3. Add soy sauce, olive oil, brown sugar, lime juice, garlic and Thai spice to the chicken. Stir together until combined and all pieces of chicken are soaking in marinade.
  4. Cover and place in refrigerator for at least 2 hours.
  5. Make the peanut sauce. In a medium bowl, add coconut milk, peanut butter, brown sugar, soy sauce, lime juice and red curry paste. Whisk until combined. Cover and refrigerate.
  6. Make the veggie skewers. Cut red onion and bell peppers into 2” pieces. Place the pieces in a medium bowl.
  7. Add the olive oil, salt and pepper to the veggies and stir until all pieces are coated. Set aside.
  8. When chicken is finished marinating preheat your grill to 400 degrees and add chicken pieces to 2-3 skewers. Use remaining marinade to brush on veggies and chicken while grilling.
  9. Add veggies to 2 skewers alternating between onion and bell pepper pieces.
  10. Place the skewers on the grill and cook for about 12-15 minutes. Rotating every few minutes so all sides are cooked evenly. Brush remaining marinade on skewers while cooking.
  11. Warm the peanut sauce in the microwave or in a small sauce pan and serve in a bowl with the skewers.
  12. Sprinkle with green onion and peanuts if desired.

NOTES:

If using wooden skewers, make sure to soak them in water for at least 30 minutes before using.

Calories

726.57

Fat (grams)

41.65

Sat. Fat (grams)

16.48

Carbs (grams)

22.48

Fiber (grams)

4.02

Net carbs

18.46

Sugar (grams)

10.05

Protein (grams)

68.63

Sodium (milligrams)

1969.72

Cholesterol (grams)

186.18
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