Curried Chicken Skewers

Servings: 6 Prep: 15 min Cook: 15 min Total: 30 min

Simple, simple, simple and easy. There’s something about “Curry Powder” that I just love! It’s a very specific flavor, which is odd due to the fact that it’s a blend of multiple spices, different companies do it differently and there’s no clear origin for the concept.

Yet, when you think of “Curry Powder”, you pretty much know you’re going to get a yellow powder with a strong taste of cumin, coriander, ginger, fenugreek, and turmeric. All sorts of other things can be added, like cardamom, cinnamon, mustard seed, all sorts of chilies, cloves, asafetida, fennel, caraway, pepper, yada yada yada.

The flavor that Westerners have grown accustomed to is said to come from the British, during the colonial rule of India, as a means for approximating the taste of Indian cuisine, at home. There are other stories, but … the British seemed to have had a heavy hand in it. In Indian homes, there are literally as many curry powder varieties and blends are there are possible combinations of spice.

In any event, these simple and tasty skewers would be delicious perched on a simple salad, with perhaps a few pieces slices of orange, or some thin slices of raw sweet onion, bell peppers and cilantro. Something clean, with a touch of sweet!

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Curried Chicken Skewers
Ingredient
Calories
Fat
Protein
Carbs
SA’s
Fiber
Net Carbs
1 1/2 lbs (681g) chicken breasts, boneless and skinless
809.3
20.7
144.9
0
0
0
0
4 each (12g) garlic cloves, minced
16
0
0
4
0
0
4
1 tbsp (6g) fresh ginger, minced
4.8
0
0.1
1.1
0
0.1
1
2 tbsp (12g) yellow curry powder
40
2
2
8
0
4
4
1/4 cup (20g) fresh cilantro, chopped
5
0
0
1
0
1
0
1 tbsp (15.25g) lime juice, freshly squeezed
3.8
0
0.1
1.3
0
0.1
1.3
18 each (0g) bamboo skewers, soaked in water for 30 minutes
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
salt, pepper and chili flakes, to taste
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2 tbsp (28g) coconut oil, for grilling
240
24
0
0
0
0
0
Grand Totals (of 6 servings):
1119
46.7
147.1
15.4
0
5.2
10.2
Totals Per Serving:
186.5
7.8
24.5
2.6
0
0.9
1.7 g
39.3%
Fat
55%
Protein
5.8%
Carbs

Curried Chicken Skewers

Curried Chicken Skewers

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Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 6 Servings
Author: DJ Foodie

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 lbs chicken breasts boneless and skinless
  • 4 each garlic cloves minced
  • 1 tbsp fresh ginger minced
  • 2 tbsp yellow curry powder
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro chopped
  • 1 tbsp lime juice freshly squeezed
  • 18 each bamboo skewers soaked in water for 30 minutes
  • salt pepper and chili flakes, to taste
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil for grilling

Instructions

  • Mix together all the ingredients in a bowl, except the salt, pepper and chili flakes.
  • Thread the chicken on the bamboo skewers, weaving the skewer in and out, down the center of each strip of chicken.
  • Pre-heat a grill.
  • Season the chicken with salt, black pepper and chili flakes.
  • Once the grill is hot, brush it with coconut oil and quickly place your chicken on the grill.
  • Grill each skewer, until it's nicely seared and cooked through.
  • Serve!

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