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Chicken Skewers with Sweet & Spicy Marmalade

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"Appetizer, Chicken Skewers"

Serves 8 | Prep Time 25 minutes | Cook Time 15 minutes

Why I Love This Recipe

I chose this recipe because I feel like people would want to have skewers when they go to a restaurant or party.

Ingredients You'll Need

1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts
1/4 cup olive oil
1/4 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/8 teaspoon pepper
2 teaspoons butter
2 tablespoons chopped seeded jalapeno pepper
1 teaspoon minced fresh gingerroot
3/4 cup orange marmalade
1 tablespoon lime juice
1 tablespoon thawed orange juice concentrate
1/4 teaspoon salt


Pound chicken breasts with a meat mallet to 1/4-in. thickness; cut lengthwise into 1-in.-wide strips. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine oil, soy sauce, garlic and pepper. Add chicken; seal bag and turn to coat. Refrigerate 4 hours or overnight.

In a small saucepan, heat butter over medium-high heat. Add jalapeno; cook and stir until tender. Add ginger; cook 1 minute longer. Reduce heat; stir in marmalade, lime juice, orange juice concentrate and salt.

Preheat broiler. Drain chicken, discarding marinade. Thread chicken strips, weaving back and forth, onto eight metal or soaked wooden skewers. Place in a greased 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Broil 6 in. from heat 2-4 minutes on each side or until chicken is no longer pink. Serve with sauce.

Pairs Well With

Chinese Cuisine

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