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Ginger Chicken Kebabs

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4
Cook Time: 20 min.
The aroma of garlic, lemon grass, and ginger will waft across your grill as these kebabs cook.


  • 6 chicken thighs, boneless and skinless, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 tbls canola oil
  • 2 tbls rice vinegar
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 stalk lemon grass, chopped
  • 1 2-inch piece ginger, peeled and sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 4 scallions, cut into 1 1/2 inch lengths
  • 1 tbls sesame seeds, toasted


  • In bowl of food processor, place canola oil, rice vinegar, sugar, salt, lemon grass, ginger and garlic cloves. Process until lemon grass is chopped fully, about 3 minutes. Transfer to glass bowl. Add chicken thighs to bowl. Cover and refrigerate at least two hours, or overnight, or up to 2 days.
  • Prepare charcoal or gas grill, or preheat oven broiler. Thread chicken pieces and scallions, alternating. Place on grill and cook, turning once, until chicken is firm and opaque, about 6 - 8 minutes per side. Plate on serving platter and sprinkle with sesame seeds.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 229
  Calories from Fat 108 (47%)
(20%)Total Fat 13g
(9%)Saturated Fat 2g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4g
Monounsaturated Fat 6g
(29%)Cholesterol 86mg
(28%)Sodium 676mg
(13%)Potassium 445mg
Total Carbohydrate 10g
(5%)Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugars 2g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(43%)Protein 22g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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