Grilled Curry Chicken Skewers
Grilled Curry Chicken Skewers

Grilled Curry Chicken Skewers

  

January 30, 2017

Time can be a major factor in deciding what to make for dinner. With just a few simple steps, that can even be done ahead of time, these grilled curry chicken skewers bring flavor to life. They are perfect for dinner or enjoyed while watching your favorite game. Choose a curry powder, from mild to hot, that fits your heat preference and serve with one of the tangy yogurt sauces below. You can watch Becky make this recipe on Studio 5

  • Yields: Serves 4-6

Ingredients

1 ½ pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs (or breasts)

1 tablespoon finely chopped onion

1 tablespoon minced garlic (4-5 cloves)

2 tablespoons curry powder

1 teaspoon smoked paprika

3 tablespoon soy sauce

2 tablespoons honey

¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes, to taste

3 tablespoons oil

1 lime, juiced

1-2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro

Yogurt Sauce (see recipe below)

Cooked Rice, additional lime wedges, fresh snipped cilantro

Yogurt Dipping Sauce 1

1 cup plain yogurt

1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

⅓ cup finely chopped peeled & seeded cucumber

½ teaspoon cumin

1 clove minced garlic

1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh mint,

Dash salt to taste

Yogurt Dipping Sauce 2

1 cup plain yogurt

1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill

1 teaspoon minced garlic.

Directions

Skewers

Trim excess fat from chicken; cut into 1-inch pieces; place chicken in a ziploc bag.

Whisk together onion, garlic, curry, paprika, soy sauce, honey, oil, lime juice, cilantro and red pepper flakes. Pour marinade over chicken, expel excess air from the bag and seal. Massage bag to coat chicken with marinade. Refrigerate 1 hour to overnight.

Soak wooden skewers in water 5-10 minutes, drain. Place chicken on skewers leaving a little space between pieces. Grill chicken over medium/high heat for 7-10 minutes or until cooked through. Serve skewers over bed of rice with lime wedges and yogurt dipping sauce.

Yogurt Dipping Sauce

Combine all ingredients in a bowl, mix well.

Alternate method of cooking, drain marinade and discard; place chicken in non-stick skillet, stir-fry until cooked through.

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