Tested till perfect Ginger Soy Chicken Skewers

Ginger Soy Chicken Skewers

Serve these Asian-inspired skewers with steamed rice and a mixed greens stir-fry. Add a peanut dipping sauce alongside for the taste of homemade satay.

By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Source: Canadian Living Magazine: June 2008

Recipe4 out of 5 based on 3 ratings.
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  • Portion size 4

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup 1/4cupsodium-reduced soy sauce
  • 4 tsp 4tspgranulated sugar
  • 4 tsp 4tspsesame oil
  • 3 3cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tsp 2tspminced gingerroot
  • 1/4 tsp 1/4tsphot pepper flakes
  • 8 8boneless skinless chicken thighboneless skinless chicken thighs, quartered
  • 1 1oniononions
  • 8 8green oniongreen onions, cut_into 1-1/2-inch (4 cm) pieces
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Preparation

In large bowl, whisk together 1/4 cup (50 mL) water, soy sauce, sugar, sesame oil, garlic, ginger and hot pepper flakes until sugar is dissolved. Add chicken and toss to coat; let stand for 15 minutes, turning several times.

Cut onion into quarters; separate into pieces three layers thick.

Alternately thread chicken, onion and green onions onto skewers, reserving marinade.

Place on greased grill over medium heat; close lid and grill, turning once and brushing with marinade halfway through, until juices run clear when chicken is pierced, 12 to 15 minutes.

Nutritional Information Per serving: about

cal 236 pro 24g total fat 11g sat. fat 2g
carb 11g fibre 1g chol 95mg sodium 636mg

% RDI:

calcium 4 iron 15 vit A 5 vit C 13
folate 13
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