Bang Bang Chicken Skewers

Bang Bang Chicken Skewers

Bang Bang Chicken Skewers are a delightful combination of juicy, marinated chicken and a creamy, spicy sauce. Perfect for barbecues, parties, or weeknight dinners, these skewers are bursting with flavor and are sure to impress your guests.

Why You’ll Love This Bang Bang Chicken Skewers

  • Easy to prepare and cook
  • Perfect blend of spicy, sweet, and savory flavors
  • Great for grilling season and summer gatherings
  • It can be served as a main dish or appetizer

Ingredients You’ll Need

  • 2 lbs boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup Thai sweet chili sauce
  • 1 tbsp sriracha sauce
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp ginger, grated
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh cilantro, chopped (for garnish)
  • Bamboo skewers, soaked in water for 30 minutes

Instructions

  1. Prepare the Marinade: In a large bowl, mix soy sauce, vegetable oil, minced garlic, grated ginger, lime juice, salt, and pepper. Add the chicken cubes and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour, preferably overnight.
  2. Make the Bang Bang Sauce: In a separate bowl, combine mayonnaise, Thai sweet chili sauce, sriracha sauce, and honey. Mix until smooth and set aside.
  3. Skewer the Chicken: Thread the marinated chicken cubes onto the soaked bamboo skewers, leaving space between each piece for even cooking.
  4. Grill the Skewers: Preheat your grill to medium-high heat. Place the skewers on the grill and cook for 5-7 minutes per side, or until the chicken is cooked through and has a nice char.
  5. Serve: Remove the skewers from the grill and generously brush with the Bang Bang sauce. Garnish with chopped cilantro and serve immediately.

Serving Suggestions

  • Serve with a side of rice or quinoa.
  • Pair with a fresh salad or grilled vegetables.
  • Cut the chicken into smaller pieces for an appetizer and use toothpicks instead of skewers.

How to Store Bang Bang Chicken Skewers

  • Store leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat in the microwave or on the stovetop until warmed through.

Additional Tips

  • For extra heat, add more sriracha sauce to the Bang Bang sauce.
  • Substitute chicken with shrimp or tofu for a different twist.
  • If you don’t have a grill, cook the skewers on a stovetop grill pan or broil them in the oven.

Bang Bang Chicken Skewers

Recipe by Rose HernandezCourse: MainCuisine: AsianDifficulty: Easy
Servings

4

servings
Prep time

15

minutes
Cooking time

15

minutes
Calories

350

kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs chicken

  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise

  • 1/4 cup Thai sweet chili sauce

  • 1 tbsp sriracha

  • 1 tbsp honey

  • 2 tbsp lime juice

  • 2 tbsp soy sauce

  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil

  • 2 cloves garlic

  • 1 tsp ginger

  • salt, pepper, cilantro, bamboo skewers

Directions

  • Marinate chicken.
  • Make Bang Bang sauce.
  • Skewer and grilled chicken.
  • Brush with sauce and serve.

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