Chicken Skewers with Lemongrass and Sautéed Vegetables

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recipe by Octopus Publishing

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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


  • Chicken thigh icon
    Chicken thigh
  • Lemongrass stalk icon
    Lemongrass stalk
  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove
  • Kaffir lime leaves icon
    Kaffir lime leaves
  • Dark soy sauce icon
    Dark soy sauce
  • Sesame oil icon
    Sesame oil
  • Red bell pepper icon
    Red bell pepper
  • Green bell pepper icon
    Green bell pepper
  • Pak choi icon
    Pak choi


  • 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

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  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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