Anticuchos De Pollo, Grilled Chicken Skewers

Recipe by Annacia
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READY IN: 12hrs 15mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Mash the garlic with a rock, or with a mortar and pestle. Add a little water if necessary to make a paste.
  • Make the marinade: in a bowl, mix the crushed garlic, 1/4 cup of the vinegar, 1/4 cup chile pepper paste, 1 tablespoon cumin, 1 tablespoon salt, and 2 teaspoons freshly ground pepper.
  • .Cut the chicken breasts into 1 inch by 2 inch cubes. Place chicken pieces in bowl with the marinade and stir well. Marinate chicken at least one hour, or overnight in the refrigerator for best flavor.
  • Peel the onion and cut into 1 inch wedges.Remove the seeds and the white part of the bell pepper, and cut into 1 inch chunks.
  • Place the chicken and vegetable pieces on the wooden skewers, alternating the chicken with the vegetables.
  • Make a basting mixture of 1/2 cup vegetable oil, 1/4 cup vinegar, and a pinch of cumin.
  • Prepare the grill, and grill chicken for 5 minutes on each side. Baste chicken several times during cooking.
  • Cut a piece of the chicken to check for doneness. If the chicken is still pink on the inside, place it back on the grill, checking frequently. Do not overcook.
  • 9.Remove the chicken from the grill. Serve with rice and corn on the cob.
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