Peanut-Chicken Skewers
Course : Grilling
Serves: 24


  Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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   6                    boneless skinless chicken breast halves
   1      cup           crunchy peanut butter
     1/3  cup           chopped cilantro
     1/2  cup           bottled chili sauce
   1      tablespoon    salt
     1/2  teaspoon      cayenne pepper
     1/2  teaspoon      fresh ground black pepper
     1/4  cup           lemon juice
     1/4  cup           firmly packed brown sugar
     1/2  cup           soy sauce
   8                    green onions -- minced
   3      tablespoons   minced garlic
   2                    sweet bell peppers, red or green -- in 1/2-inch cubes
  24                    bamboo skewers
                        minced parsley -- for garnish


1. Slice each breast half into four lengthwise strips; set aside. 2. In a stainless steel, glass, or ceramic bowl, combine peanut butter, cilantro, chili sauce, salt, cayenne, black pepper, lemon juice, sugar, soy sauce, green onion, and garlic. Add chicken strips, cover, and let marinate overnight or up to 2 days. 3. Soak bamboo skewers in water for 30 minutes. Preheat broiler or prepare a charcoal fire. Thread chicken strips on the skewers like serpents, with pepper cubes interspersed. Broil or grill for 5 to 6 minutes, turning once. Serve garnished with minced parsley.