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Peanut Chicken on Skewers Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Gaynor Beiler
Added: Saturday, September 24, 2005

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 whole boneless, skinless chicken breasts, halved (abour 3 1/4 lbs.)
Marinade:
1/2 c. chunky peanut butter
1/2 c. peanut oil
1/4 c. white wine vinegar
1/4 c. soy sauce
1/4 c. fresh lemon juice(2 lemons)
8 parsley sprigs, chopped(1 1/2 T. dried)
2 tsp. red pepper flakes
2 tsp. finely chopped gingerroot
Garnish:
green onions cut into 2 inch lengths

Directions:
Directions:
Cut each chicken breast half into 8 pieces. Combine ingredients for the marinade. Add the chicken and marinate 2 to 3 hours or overnight. Remove from the refrigerator 30 minutes before cooking.
Preheat grill to medium high heat. Soak wooden skewers in water for 15 to 20 minutes so the ends won't burn on the grill.
Thread 6 - 8 pieces of chicken on each skewer. Add green onions to each end of the skewers.
Grill uncovered for 8 to 10 minutes turning once.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6-7
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I have substituted the following on occasion if I didn't have the exact ingredient on hand, with good results:
salad oil for peanut oil
red wine vinegar for white wine vinegar
bottled lemon juice for fresh lemon juice

 

 

 

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