Malay Chicken Skewers with Cucumber Pineapple Salsa

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17Ingredients
20Minutes
620Calories

Ingredients

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  • 1 2/3 pounds boneless chicken thighs (fat trimmed, cut into 1 inch strips)
  • 3 shallots (cut into wedges)
  • 1 inch ginger (piece, peeled and sliced)
  • 1 red chili (halved, deseeded)
  • 1 stalk lemongrass (trimmed, chopped)
  • 1 tablespoon ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • pineapple salsa (Cucumber)
  • 1 cucumber (small, diced)
  • 1/4 fresh pineapple (peeled, diced)
  • 1 red chili (finely sliced)
  • 1 shallot (finely sliced)
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • cucumber (strips, to serve)
  • steamed white rice (to serve)
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    Directions

    1. Place chicken in a shallow dish. Combine shallots, ginger, chili, lemongrass, spices and oil in a food processor. Season to taste and process to a coarse paste. Add to chicken and toss to coat.
    2. Meanwhile, combine all salsa ingredients and refrigerate until ready to serve.
    3. Preheat broiler to high. Line a baking sheet with foil and spray with cooking oil spray.
    4. Thread chicken strips on to skewers and place on prepared tray (if using wood skewers, soak for 15 minutes first). Grill for 5-10 mins, turning once, until browned and cooked through. Serve with cucumber strips, steamed rice and salsa.
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    NutritionView More

    620Calories
    Sodium9% DV210mg
    Fat54% DV35g
    Protein75% DV38g
    Carbs13% DV39g
    Fiber8% DV2g
    Calories620Calories from Fat320
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat35g54%
    Saturated Fat8g40%
    Trans Fat0g
    Cholesterol160mg53%
    Sodium210mg9%
    Potassium1090mg31%
    Protein38g75%
    Calories from Fat320
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate39g13%
    Dietary Fiber2g8%
    Sugars11g22%
    Vitamin A35%
    Vitamin C80%
    Calcium10%
    Iron25%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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