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Chicken Yakitori Satay-Style Recipe

Chicken Yakitori Satay-Style Recipe

This dish is an huge time-saver packed with plenty of flavor. Cook extra, refrigerate and enjoy for a few days. For an ideal pre-workout meal, have it with steamed rice 2-3 hours before exercising. Your fuel tank will be full and your body will have the protein it needs to recover.

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1 1/4 cup Sherry
  • 3 ounces granulated sugar
  • 1 ounces minced ginger root
  • 1/4 ounces minced garlic
  • 3/4 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 3/4 pound scallions, white part only, sliced into 1 1/2-inch pieces (3 pieces per skewer)
  • 12 wooden skewers, soaked in cold water for 30 minutes
  • 2 tablespoon vegetable oil

Preparation: (Serves 6)

  1. In a medium saucepan, whisk together soy sauce, Sherry, sugar, ginger and garlic. Bring to a boil over moderate heat. Reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes or until sugar is dissolved.
  2. On each wooden skewer, alternate 2 pieces chicken with 3 pieces green onion.
  3. Pour marinade over chicken skewers. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour, but no more than 3. Drain and discard excess marinade.
  4. Heat oven to 425 degrees. Lightly oil or spray sheet pans with oil. Remove skewers from marinade and place on pans. Discard excess marinade. Bake for 4 minutes or until internal temperature of chicken is 165 degrees.

Nutrition Facts (per serving):
Calories 241; fat 10.3g; saturated fat 2.3g; cholesterol 75mg; sodium 535mg; carbohydrate 8.2g; fiber 1.5g; protein 26.2g; calcium 57mg

Medically reviewed in December 2018.

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