Using Herbs and Spices

Vietnamese Recipes & Cuisines (Poultry)

Chicken Skewers Recipe

Ingredients : Serves 8

2

1 tablespoons

1 teaspoon

1 tablespoon

2 tablespoons

1 tablespoon

450 g

1 teaspoon

1/4 teaspoon

1/4 teaspoon

1 tablespoon

1 tablespoon

Shallots, finely chopped

Ground coriander (cilantro) leaves

Sugar

Mild curry powder

Fish sauce

Lime juice or vinegar

Boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut into 1 inch cubes

Minced garlic

Salt

Ground black pepper

Vegetable oil, for brushing

Chopped onion and cucumber, for garnishing

Roasted peanuts, crushed and mixed with Vietnamese hot sauce, to serve

Method :
  • In a bowl, mix chicken with garlic, shallots, or onion, coriander, sugar, curry powder, fish sauce, lime juice or vinegar, salt and pepper.

  • Leave to marinate for 2-3 hours.

  • Meanwhile, soak 16 bamboo skewers in hot water for 25-30 minutes.

  • Prepare barbecue or preheat grill.

  • Thread 4 meat cubes on to one end of each skewer.

  • Brush each skewer with a little oil and cook on barbecue or under the hot grill for 4-5 minutes, turning frequently.

  • Garnish with chopped onion and cucumber and serve hot with sauce as a dip.

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