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Grilled Chicken Skewers

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(NC) - This variation of the traditional Thai satay makes an easy appetizer or main course for summer long weekend celebrations.

Prep time: 10 minutes, Cook time: 5 minutes

Ingredients:

    Grilled Chicken Skewers
  • 1 pound, thin sliced chicken breast cutlets
  • 12 to 14 wooden skewers, soaked in water
  • 2 oranges, cut into eighths
  • 1 cup Cattlemen's Honey Barbecue Sauce
  • 3 tbsp Frank's Redhot Cayenne Pepper Sauce
  • Spicy Cucumber Salsa (below)

Directions:

Slice cutlets into 1/2-inch wide long strips. Weave strips onto upper half of 8 to 10 skewers. Place skewers into large baking dish. Thread 4 orange pieces each onto remaining 4 skewers. Set aside.

Combine barbecue sauce and Frank's RedHot Sauce in measuring cup. Reserve 1/4 cup sauce for Spicy Cucumber Salsa. Pour 1/2 cup of remaining mixture over chicken, turning skewers to coat.

Grill or broil chicken and oranges for 5 minutes until chicken is no longer pink in center and oranges are heated through. Turn and baste chicken often with remaining 1/2 cup sauce. Serve with Spicy Cucumber Salsa.

Spicy Cucumber Salsa

Prep Time: 10 minutes

  • 1 large cucumber, peeled, seeded and chopped
  • 1 small red bell pepper, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped cilantro or parsley
  • Reserved 1/4 cup barbecue sauce mixture

Combine all ingredients in large bowl; chill.

Serve with Grilled Chicken Skewers or your favourite grilled chicken or steak recipe.

Makes 4 - 6 Servings (2 Cups)

Serving Size: Makes 4 Servings


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