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Sesame Chicken Skewers

Sesame Chicken Skewers Your family and guests will love this quick, tasty dish with its sophisticated Asian accents. Makes a great appetizer, as well.

Recipe Ingredients:

1/2 cup MAGGI TASTE OF ASIA Cooking Soy Sauce
1/2 cup saké (rice wine)
1/3 cup granulated sugar
2 large cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 teaspoon peeled, finely chopped fresh ginger
1/2 teaspoon MAGGI Instant Chicken Flavor Bouillon
1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
4 (about 1 pound total) boneless, skinless chicken breast halves, cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces
12 to 16 (6-inch) skewers
1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds
2 tablespoons finely chopped cilantro (optional)

Cooking Directions:

  1. Combine soy sauce, saké, sugar, garlic, ginger, bouillon and oil in medium bowl; reserve 1/3 cup.
  2. Add chicken to remaining marinade; toss to coat. Refrigerate for 1 to 2 hours.
  3. Preheat grill or broiler.
  4. Thread chicken onto skewers. Discard marinade.
  5. Grill or broil chicken, turning and basting with reserved marinade, for 10 to 15 minutes or until no longer pink.
  6. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and cilantro before serving.

Makes 4 (3 to 4 skewer) servings.

Note: If you are using wooden skewers, soak in water for 30 minutes before threading.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories: 200 Calories from Fat: 25 Total Fat: 3 g Saturated Fat: 0 g Cholesterol: 65 mg Sodium: 1140 mg Carbohydrates: 11 g Dietary Fiber: 0 g Sugars: 9 g Protein: 27 g.

Recipe and photograph are the property of Nestlé® and, used with permission.