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Sesame Lime Chicken Kebabs with a Spicy Peanut Sauce

  • Author: Krista
  • Prep Time: 25 mins
  • Cook Time: 12 mins
  • Total Time: 37 mins
  • Yield: 4-6 1x
  • Category: Dinner, Grill Recipes, Chicken, Thai, Asian Cuisine

Description

A meal the family will go nuts for! Grilled Sesame Lime Chicken served with a homemade Spicy Thai Peanut Sauce. Ya’ll, I’m warning you just make a double batch of the sauce. You’re gonna need it!


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Ingredients

Sesame Lime Chicken Kebabs:

  • 1 lb boneless chicken breasts, cut into 1” cubes
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons toasted sesame oil
  • salt & pepper

Spicy Peanut Sauce:

  • 1/4 cup + 1 tablespoon creamy peanut butter
  • 1 tablespoon low sodium soy sauce (or tamari for gluten free)
  • 1 teaspoon rice vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon grated ginger {or 1/2 teaspoon of ground ginger}
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • green onions, sliced {for garnish}

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, mix sesame oil, lime juice, salt, & pepper.
  2. Add cubed chicken to marinade mixture, toss to coat chicken.
  3. Cover and marinate in refrigerator for 20 minutes.
  4. In the meantime, in a small bowl mix together peanut butter, soy sauce, rice vinegar, grated ginger, garlic clove, red pepper flakes, water, and fresh lime juice. Whisk together until smooth and set aside.
  5. Place chicken cubes on skewers.
  6. Heat grill to medium high heat or 400 degrees..
  7. Grill each side for 3-4 minutes.
  8. Serve with spicy peanut sauce.


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1/4 lbs + sauce
  • Calories: 283
  • Sugar: 5 g
  • Sodium: 558 mg
  • Fat: 17 g
  • Saturated Fat: 3 g
  • Carbohydrates: 4 g
  • Fiber: 2 g
  • Protein: 31 g
  • Cholesterol: 55 mg