Chicken Skewers with Lemongrass and Sautéed Vegetables

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recipe by Octopus Publishing www.octopusbooks.co.uk/

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    5mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    4
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    1193

These juicy chicken thigh patties with citrusy lemongrass are wrapped onto soaked wooden skewers and broiled in the oven for an interesting presentation. They could also be formed into small meatballs and pan fried in a little sesame oil. Delicious!

recipe updated Jun 14, 2019

Ingredients

  • Chicken thigh icon
    Chicken thigh
    760g
  • Lemongrass stalk icon
    Lemongrass stalk
    24g
  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove
    6g
  • Kaffir lime leaves icon
    Kaffir lime leaves
    2g
  • Dark soy sauce icon
    Dark soy sauce
    15ml
  • Sesame oil icon
    Sesame oil
    7ml
  • Red bell pepper icon
    Red bell pepper
    150g
  • Green bell pepper icon
    Green bell pepper
    150g
  • Pak choi icon
    Pak choi
    250g

Tools

  • kCook icon Food processor
  • kCook icon Broiler
  • kCook icon Baking sheet - 18 x 13"
  • kCook icon Frying pan
  • kCook icon Food processor bowl
  • kCook icon Skewer

Step preview

  1. Prep and set aside chicken thighs: skinned & boned
  2. Prep and set aside lemongrass stalk: coarsely chopped
  3. Prep and set aside red bell pepper: cored, deseeded & sliced
  4. Prep and set aside green bell pepper: cored, deseeded & sliced
  5. Prep and set aside pak choi: quartered
  6. Pre-heat - high heat
  7. Get a clean food processor bowl
  8. Add prepared chicken thighs
  9. Add prepared lemongrass stalk
  10. Add garlic clove
  11. Add kaffir lime leaves
  12. Add dark soy sauce
  13. Blend until completely mixed
  14. Divide evenly
  15. Transfer chicken to skewer
  16. Transfer chicken to baking sheet
  17. Brush with sesame oil lightly
  18. Broil until cooked through - approx 5 min
  19. Get a clean frying pan
  20. Add sesame oil
  21. Heat in frying pan - high heat
  22. Add prepared red bell pepper
  23. Serve immediately
  24. Add prepared green bell pepper
  25. Drizzle with dark soy sauce
  26. Add prepared pak choi
  27. Fry in frying pan until tender - 3 min, high heat
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