Lemongrass Chicken Kebabs

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recipe by Octopus Publishing https://octopusbooks.co.uk/

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    Total Time
    1hr 28mins
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These tasty chicken kebabs are delicious broiled or barbecued and stuffed into warmed pita bread with hummus. Using lemongrass stalks as the skewers adds even more flavor and makes for a nice presentation.

recipe updated Jun 8, 2020


  • Chicken thigh icon
    Chicken thigh
    500g (about 2½)
  • Caster sugar icon
    Caster sugar
    1 tsp (4g)
  • Soy sauce icon
    Soy sauce
    2 tbsp (30ml)
  • Ginger icon
    2 tsp (4g)
  • Fresh chili icon
    Fresh chili
    1 (20g)
  • Sesame oil icon
    Sesame oil
    1 tbsp (15ml)
  • Lime icon
    1 (100g)
  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove
  • Lemongrass stalk icon
    Lemongrass stalk
    6 (72g)


  • kCook icon Pastry brush
  • kCook icon Grill
  • kCook icon Work surface
  • kCook icon Baking dish - 2 quart

Step preview

  1. Add chicken thighs, caster sugar, soy sauce, ginger, fresh chili, sesame oil, lime and garlic clove to a clean baking dish
  2. Marinate in fridge - 1 hr
  3. Add lemongrass stalk to a clean work surface
  4. Peel
  5. Cut
  6. Arrange skewer in baking dish
  7. Cook - approx 4 min, high heat
  8. Brush
  9. Flip
  10. Cook - approx 4 min, high heat
  11. Serve
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