Now that summer is in full swing, we’ve been grilling out every chance we get. Though, with the 90-degree weather we’ve been having, I think I’d rather turn on the oven than stand out in the heat by the grill. Regardless, ’tis the season and I don’t think we’ll let the heat stop us from grilling anytime soon.
Since I had such good luck with the salmon skewers a few weeks ago, I wanted to do a chicken skewer recipe. Why does meat taste so much better when it’s cut up and stuck on a stick?! I’m not sure but this chicken was no exception. I let the diced chicken marinate for a couple of hours to really let the flavors set in. The honey gives it a bit of sweetness which the lime balances that out, and the Sriracha gives it just a bit of a kick. And the cilantro – I just love it. If you’re not a fan, leave it out but I loved little bits of cilantro in every bite.
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- 1 lb skinless boneless chicken breasts, cut into 1" pieces
- 3 tbsp soy sauce
- 2 tbsp honey
- 1 tbsp vegetable oil
- juice of one lime
- 2 cloves garlic minced
- 1-2 tsp Sriracha
- 2 tbsp cilantro chopped
- In a small bowl, combine soy sauce, honey, oil, lime juice, garlic, Siracha, and cilantro.
- In an airtight container, pour over chicken breasts and let marinate for at least one hour, up to three hours.
- Put chicken onto metal skewers or wood skewers that have been soaked.
- Grill over medium-high heat, about 5 minutes on each side, until cooked through.