Lime Salsa Chicken Skewers With Cilantro Crème Sauce

Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 30 mins

Not only does this Mexican-inspired "kebob" make wicked-good fajitas, tacos, burritos, or just plain, the cilantro creme sauce turns any other sandwich (e.g turkey, beef...) into something phenominal!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Chicken & Marinade: In a large Zip-Lock bag, make the marinade by mixing together the lime juice, sherry, oil, oregano, and garlic salt. Remove three Tablespoons of marinade; set aside. Add chicken to the remaining marinade, turning to coat. Marinate chicken in refrigerator for at least 1 hour. Soak wooden skewers in hot water at least 30 minutes.
  2. Salsa: In a bowl, mix all ingredients well, and chill for an hour or more before serving.
  3. Cilantro Crème Sauce:.
  4. Combine all ingredients in a blender or food processor. Blend until smooth and creamy. Place in a serving bowl, chill a few hours or overnight.
  5. Skewers: Toss bell peppers and onion quarters in with marinating chicken for last 30 minutes. Starting and ending with red bell pepper, make 7-8 skewers.
  6. Place the skewers chicken on grill with rack about 8 inches from heat source. Brush the heated marinade over chicken. Grill, turning and basting frequently with marinade, about 16 - 20 minutes, or until chicken is fork-tender.
  7. Arrange skewers on the platter, with cilantro cream sauce underneath, and salsa on top.
Most Helpful

I have to agree with you about the cilantro creme sauce! I couldn't stop eating it! That is what really makes this dish--I served it with some plain rice, and it was outstanding--and EASY! Thanks a bunch for a new way with chicken--

ssinderella January 03, 2007