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    Marinated Chicken Brochettes

    Marinated Chicken Brochettes. Photo by IngridH

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    2 hrs 20 mins

    2 hrs

    20 mins

    aunty carol's Note:

    This is a Low fat recipe by Delia smith. No need for oil the chicken is moist and tender and great flavour. Good served with a fresh coriander (cilantro) chutney. I served mine with a low fat coleslaw, boiled rice cooked in vegetable stock with fresh coriander and spring onions and a vegetable curry.

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    1. 1
      To make the marinade.
    2. 2
      Crush garlic with 1/2 teaspoon of salt until it becomes a puree. Add the grated ginger. Chop the chilie and coriander add to ginger and garlic with turmeric and black pepper. Mix with the buttermilk.
    3. 3
      Now cut each breast into five pieces, then add to marinade and mix. Cover the bowl with clingfilm and place in the fridge for a few hours or overnight.
    4. 4
      30 minutes before cooking soak the wooden skewers for 30 minutes in hot water.
    5. 5
      Preheat the grill to its highest setting for 10 minutes.
    6. 6
      Dry the skewers and thread half a bay leaf on to each one, then a piece of chicken, a piece of onion and a piece of pepper. carry on alternating the bay leaf , chicken, onion and pepper until you have threaded five pieces of chicken on each skewer, finishing with half a bay leaf on each. Season with salt and pepper and brush the vegetables with a tiny amount of oil. Lay the brochettes on the grill rack about 4 inches from the heat source. Brush liberally with remaining marinade and grill them for 10 minutes, before turning them over and grilling for a another 10 minutes. Brushing with more marinade as they cook and watching them carefully so they do not burn.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on March 09, 2011


      I really liked these! I had to sub milk plus vinegar for the buttermilk, and chili sauce for the chile, but otherwise I made as written. The turmeric gives a beautiful yellow color to the chicken, and the bay leaves a very fragrant, distinct flavor. I almost left the bay out, as my plant is nearly dead, but I was able to scavenge a few good leaves, and boy, am I glad I did! This would not be the same without it. The leaves charred to ash on the ends of the skewers, but imparted such a lovely flavor and fragrance! If nothing else, I'll use this marinade again, as the chicken was very tender and well flavored. Too wet and windy to grill today, so I broiled on the second level of the oven for 6 minutes on each side. Thanks for posting a great recipe!

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    Nutritional Facts for Marinated Chicken Brochettes

    Serving Size: 1 (432 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 2

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 364.5
    Calories from Fat 85
    Total Fat 9.4 g
    Saturated Fat 2.2 g
    Cholesterol 154.6 mg
    Sodium 372.9 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 13.3 g
    Dietary Fiber 1.5 g
    Sugars 6.7 g
    Protein 54.5 g

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