Chicken on Lemongrass Skewers

Total Time
4hrs 15mins
Prep 4 hrs
Cook 15 mins

Tangy lime and coriander chicken pieces on lemongrass skewers. Perfect for a summer bbq, but can also be grilled indoors. (prep time includes marinade time, so may change depending on how long chicken is marinated for)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut approx 3cm (1.2in) from the lemongrass (not the hard white part, the other end). Finely chop.
  2. Combine chopped lemongrass, peanut oil, lime rind and coriander in a shallow non-reactive dish.
  3. Cut each chicken breast into 4, and thread onto lemongrass skewers. The lemongrass skewers may bend, if this happens carefully use a knife to cut a slit into the chicken - it should thread on easily now.
  4. Place skewers in with marinade and turn to fully coat.
  5. Cover and marinade for 3 hours or overnight.
  6. Cook skewers on lightly oiled bbq until chicken is browned and cooked through.
  7. Combine dressing ingredients in a screw top jar and shake to combine.
  8. Serve chicken skewers over rice (optional) and top with dressing.


Most Helpful

I love lime, coriander and lemongrass - put them together and you have a winning combination! This chicken was so tender (I marinated them overnight) and the dressing very tasty. I've never come across macadamia nut oil so I used olive oil. Thanks for a lovely recipe and it looked great too.

RonaNZ July 11, 2008

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