• Thai Chicken Skewers
 
  • Thai Chicken Skewers
 

Thai Chicken Skewers

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  • Difficulty3/5
  • Prep time30 mins
  • Cook time10 min
  • Serves4 - 6
  • HardwoodAlder

Whip out your Traeger skewers and add an exotic sass to everyday chicken. This recipe will take your food, and your family's taste buds on an adventure to the Far East with flavors such as coconut, ginger, Red Curry and cumin Make tonight's dinner intriguing.

Ingredients

Chicken Breast, boneless and skinless2 lbs.
Fresh Cilantro Leaves1 cup
Coconut Milk, unsweetened1/2 cup
Fresh Lime Juice3 Tbsp.
Garlic, coarsely chopped2 cloves
Fresh Ginger, peeled and coarsely chopped1" piece
Brown Sugar2 Tbsp.
Thai Red Curry Paste1 Tbsp.
Ground Cumin1 tsp.
Black Pepper, freshly ground1 tsp.
Recommended Hardwood Pellets:Alder

Preparation

Slice the chicken lengthwise into 1/2-inch wide strips. (This is easier if the chicken is partially frozen first.) Place the strips in a resealable plastic bag.

In a blender jar, combine the cilantro, coconut milk, lime juice, garlic, ginger, brown sugar, curry paste, cumin, and pepper and blend until smooth. Pour over the chicken strips and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.

Drain the chicken and discard the marinade. Thread the chicken strips onto bamboo skewers. When ready to cook, start the Traeger grill on Smoke with the lid open until the fire is established (4 to 5 minutes). Set the temperature to 400F and preheat, lid closed, for 10 to 15 minutes.

Arrange the skewers in two rows directly on the grill grate. Slip a piece of aluminum foil under the exposed ends of the skewers to prevent them from burning. Grill the chicken until cooked through, turning once, 4 to 5 minutes per side.

Serve immediately with the peanut sauce. Enjoy!

  • Difficulty3/5
  • Prep time30 mins
  • Cook time10 min
  • Serves4 - 6
  • HardwoodAlder