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Chicken Skewers with a lime and coriander dip

 
Chicken Skewers with a lime and coriander dip

Chicken Skewers with a lime and coriander dip


Prep Time ~ 15 Mins Cooking Time ~ 10 Mins
Approx Cost ~ £12 Difficulty ~ Easy
Freeze ~ No Serves ~ 6

Tips ~
You will need bamboo or metal skewers (if using bamboo soak them in cold water for 30 minutes before use)

Ingredients

6 chicken breasts cut into 24 pieces

For the marinade:

50g / 2oz lime leaves, chopped

50g / 2oz fresh coriander, chopped

3 limes, juice and zest grated

Dash of soy sauce

1 teaspoon grated ginger

1 tablespoon honey

½ red chilli, de-seeded and finely chopped

Dash of vegetable oil

 

For the dip:

250ml / 8floz crème fraiche

1 tablespoon finely chopped stem ginger in syrup

Handful of fresh coriander, chopped

Dash of sweet chilli sauce

1 lime, juice only

2 limes, zest only

 

Method

  • In a large bowl, mix together all the marinade ingredients and place the chicken pieces into the bowl and mix well. Leave to marinate for a minimum of 1 hour or overnight if possible.
  • Thread the chicken onto the skewers and cook them under a grill or place onto a barbecue to cook, ensure the chicken is thoroughly cooked.
  • To make the dip, mix all the ingredients together in a bowl, add the juices a little at a time to prevent the dip becoming too runny