Spicy Chicken and Pineapple Skewers

with Greens

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Instructions

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1 Marinate chicken

Preheat the oven to 200°C/180°C fan. Chop the chicken into cubes and place them in a bowl. Peel and crush the garlic. Peel and grate the ginger. Add the garlic, ginger, gochujang and honey to the chicken cubes. Mix well. Marinate for 15 min.

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2 Prep vegetables

Meanwhile, separate the broccoli into florets. Slice the zucchini into french fries. Slice the pak choi lengthwise, into wedges . Trim the sugar snap peas and slice them on the diagonal.

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3 Thread skewers

Thread the marinated chicken and the pineapple chunks onto the skewers. Place them on a lined baking tray or into a wide baking dish. Bake for 10 min. See pro tip!

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4 Bake and glaze

Meanwhile, combine the honey and sriracha with the soy sauce. Once the chicken skewers have cooked for 10 min, drizzle or brush them with half of the glaze. Bake for 5 min further. After 5 min, flip the skewers and drizzle them with the remaining glaze. Bake for a final 5 min.

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5 Fry vegetables

Meanwhile, heat a large pan over a high heat with a drizzle of vegetable oil and the sesame oil. Once hot, add the broccoli, zucchini and pak choi. Fry for 4-5 min. Add the sugar snap peas and fry for 1-2 min further. Finally, add the sesame seeds, and season with a pinch of salt and pepper.

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6 Serve

Serve the chicken and pineapple skewers with the fried greens.

Tips for fussy eaters

Separate some of the ingredients and prepare a mild chicken and pineapple stir-fry for them. Serve with rice or noodles.

Pro tip

If you get the chance to cook the skewers on the grill/barbecue/braai - do it! Baste with the glaze whilst barbecuing.

The marinade in this recipe is inspired by dakkochi skewers, a famous Korean street food staple.

Cooking Time: 40 min

Cals 541.3 · Prot 52.8 · Carbs 57.6 · Fat 15.2

Ingredients

Number of people

Skewers

Chicken breast 400.00 Grams
Garlic cloves 2.00 Pieces
Ginger 30.00 Grams
Gochujang chilli paste 20.00 Grams
Honey 20.00 Grams
Pineapple chunks 234.00 Grams
Bamboo skewers 6.00 Pieces

Glaze

Honey 20.00 Grams
Sriracha sauce 20.00 Grams
Soy sauce 20.00 ML

Vegetables

Broccoli 200.00 Grams
Zucchini small 2.00 Pieces
Baby pak choi 1.00 Pieces
Sugar snap peas 100.00 Grams
Vegetable oil 2.00 Tbsp
Sesame oil 15.00 ML
Sesame seeds 10.00 Grams
Salt 0.50 Tsp
Black pepper 0.50 Tsp

The marinade in this recipe is inspired by dakkochi skewers, a famous Korean street food staple.

Cooking Time: 40 min

Cals 541.3 · Prot 52.8 · Carbs 57.6 · Fat 15.2

Instructions

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1 Marinate chicken

Preheat the oven to 200°C/180°C fan. Chop the chicken into cubes and place them in a bowl. Peel and crush the garlic. Peel and grate the ginger. Add the garlic, ginger, gochujang and honey to the chicken cubes. Mix well. Marinate for 15 min.

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2 Prep vegetables

Meanwhile, separate the broccoli into florets. Slice the zucchini into french fries. Slice the pak choi lengthwise, into wedges . Trim the sugar snap peas and slice them on the diagonal.

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3 Thread skewers

Thread the marinated chicken and the pineapple chunks onto the skewers. Place them on a lined baking tray or into a wide baking dish. Bake for 10 min. See pro tip!

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4 Bake and glaze

Meanwhile, combine the honey and sriracha with the soy sauce. Once the chicken skewers have cooked for 10 min, drizzle or brush them with half of the glaze. Bake for 5 min further. After 5 min, flip the skewers and drizzle them with the remaining glaze. Bake for a final 5 min.

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5 Fry vegetables

Meanwhile, heat a large pan over a high heat with a drizzle of vegetable oil and the sesame oil. Once hot, add the broccoli, zucchini and pak choi. Fry for 4-5 min. Add the sugar snap peas and fry for 1-2 min further. Finally, add the sesame seeds, and season with a pinch of salt and pepper.

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6 Serve

Serve the chicken and pineapple skewers with the fried greens.

Tips for fussy eaters

Separate some of the ingredients and prepare a mild chicken and pineapple stir-fry for them. Serve with rice or noodles.

Pro tip

If you get the chance to cook the skewers on the grill/barbecue/braai - do it! Baste with the glaze whilst barbecuing.

Ingredients

Number of people

Skewers

Chicken breast 400.00 Grams
Garlic cloves 2.00 Pieces
Ginger 30.00 Grams
Gochujang chilli paste 20.00 Grams
Honey 20.00 Grams
Pineapple chunks 234.00 Grams
Bamboo skewers 6.00 Pieces

Glaze

Honey 20.00 Grams
Sriracha sauce 20.00 Grams
Soy sauce 20.00 ML

Vegetables

Broccoli 200.00 Grams
Zucchini small 2.00 Pieces
Baby pak choi 1.00 Pieces
Sugar snap peas 100.00 Grams
Vegetable oil 2.00 Tbsp
Sesame oil 15.00 ML
Sesame seeds 10.00 Grams
Salt 0.50 Tsp
Black pepper 0.50 Tsp
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