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Chicken Skewers with Peanut Sauce

Chicken Skewers with Peanut Sauce are a special dinner treat for kids. They'll not only love the dipping sauce but the skewers make dinnertime fun.

All You JULY 2013

  • Yield: Serves: 4
  • Cook time:4 Minutes
  • Prep time:17 Minutes
  • Cost Per Serving:$$1.64


  • 1/2 cup smooth peanut butter
  • 1 clove garlic, roughly chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 3 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves (about 1 1/3 lb. total), cut lengthwise into 16 1/4-inch strips
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and pepper


1. Blend peanut butter, garlic, ginger, lime juice, soy sauce, sugar, crushed red pepper and 1/3 cup water in a blender until smooth.

2. Preheat grill to high. Thread chicken onto 16 skewers and place in 1 layer on a baking sheet. Brush both sides of chicken with oil; season with salt and pepper. Working in batches if necessary, grill chicken until cooked through, turning once, about 4 minutes total. Serve immediately, or at room temperature, with peanut sauce on the side.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 373
  • Fat: 19g
  • Saturated fat: 3g
  • Protein: 42g
  • Carbohydrate: 7g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Cholesterol: 88mg
  • Sodium: 696mg

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