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Grilled Chicken Skewers with Peanut Sauce

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  • 30 min prep time
  • 1 hr 20 min total time
  • 12 ingredients
  • 4 servings
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Grilled marinated chicken served with peanut sauce and rice gives you a delicious dinner for six.

Chicken

8
bamboo skewers (8 inches long)
1
lb boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch pieces
1/4
cup teriyaki marinade and sauce (from 15-oz bottle)

Rice

1
cup uncooked instant brown rice
1 1/4
cups water

Sauce

1/4
cup creamy peanut butter
1
tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
3
tablespoons teriyaki marinade and sauce (from 15-oz bottle)
1
tablespoon lime juice
1/4
teaspoon red pepper sauce
4
medium green onions, chopped (1/4 cup)
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped

Steps

  • 1 Soak bamboo skewers in water at least 30 minutes before using to prevent burning. In medium bowl, mix chicken and 1/4 cup teriyaki marinade. Cover; refrigerate 30 to 60 minutes to marinate.
  • 2 Meanwhile, heat coals or gas grill for direct heat. In small bowl, stir all sauce ingredients until blended; set aside.
  • 3 Remove chicken from marinade; discard marinade. Thread chicken on skewers. Place skewers on grill. Cover grill; cook over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes, turning once, until chicken is no longer pink in center.
  • 4 Meanwhile, cook rice in water as directed on package, omitting butter and salt. Sprinkle chicken with additional chopped fresh cilantro if desired. Serve with sauce and rice.

Expert Tips

Rich in protein and heart-healthy fat, a little bit of peanut butter goes a long way. Just a tablespoon of this nutty spread can help you feel full, which can keep you from overindulging on other foods.

"I never watch TV after 9:00 p.m. I reserve that time for reconnecting with my husband (maybe with a glass of wine) and for putting on my pj's and reading myself to sleep." Andi B.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
430
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
21%
Saturated Fat
3g
15%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
70mg
23%
Sodium
840mg
35%
Total Carbohydrate
43g
14%
Dietary Fiber
6g
25%
Protein
34g
34%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 4 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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