Far Eastern kebabs

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PREP TIME

15 min

Makes

4 servings

* PLUS Barbecuing Time: 13 minutes

Ingredients

  • 8 skewers , each about 8-in. long
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp granulated sugar
  • 2 tbsp freshly grated ginger
  • 2 garlic cloves , crushed
  • 1/4 tsp hot pepper sauce
  • 4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts

Instructions

  • If using wooden skewers, soak them in water. Preheat barbecue and lightly oil grill. In a large bowl, stir soy sauce with sesame oil, sugar, ginger, garlic and hot pepper sauce. Cut chicken in 1/2-inch (1-cm) strips. Stir into soy sauce mixture until well coated. Thread chicken onto skewers.
  • Generously brush kebabs with baste. Barbecue with lid closed or covered with a foil tent. Baste often for the first 3 minutes. Turn often, without basting, until chicken feels springy, about 10 more minutes.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 161,
  • Protein
  • 27.2 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 2.4 g,
  • Fat
  • 4.1 g,
  • Fibre
  • 0.2 g,
  • Sodium
  • 454 mg.

Sesame oil gives an intriguing Oriental taste to these glorious chicken kebabs. They are wonderful with grilled peppers.