Marinated Chicken Brochettes

Recipe by aunty carol
READY IN: 2hrs 20mins




  • To make the marinade.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 30 minutes before cooking soak the wooden skewers for 30 minutes in hot water.
  • Preheat the grill to its highest setting for 10 minutes.
  • 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.