Hot and spicy chicken skewers

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Hot and spicy chicken sticks
Hot and spicy chicken sticks
  • Serves: 12

  • Prep time:

  • Cooking time:

  • Total time:

    plus marinating
  • Skill level: Easy peasy

  • Costs: Cheap as chips

Essentials recipe Hot and spicy chicken stewers are the perfect way to spice up your buffet table as they make a great change from chicken satay, and low calorie too! Serve with the sweet chilli dipping sauce for a canape that'll be the talk of the party


  • 450g free range chicken mini fillets
  • 4tbsp teriyaki marinade
  • 2tbsp maple syrup
  • Lime wedges, to serve

For the dip:

  • 4 spring onions, 2 finely chopped, 2 sliced lengthways into thin strips
  • 4tbsp sweet chilli sauce
  • Juice of 1 lime

You will need:

  • 12x15cm wooden skewers

For a stronger flavour, leave the chicken to marinate overnight.


  1. Put the chicken pieces, teriyaki marinade and maple syrup into a food bag, seal tight and mix well. Leave to marinate in the fridge for at least 2 hrs.
  2. Soak skewers in water for 30 mins. Heat grill to medium. Thread a chicken fillet onto each skewer and transfer to a grill rack. Grill chicken for 8-10 mins, turning halfway, until cooked through.
  3. To make the dip, mix together spring onions, chilli sauce and lime juice. Serve with skewers, topped with sliced spring onions and lime wedges to squeeze over.

Nutritional information per portion

  • Low
  • Med
  • High
  • Calories 60(kcal)
  • Fat 0.5g
  • Saturates 0.2g

This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.

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