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Sesame Chicken Kebabs - Perfect as a sesame chicken recipe by themselves or on a kebab stick! The chicken kebab marinade is out-of-this-world easy and delicious! Marinate for a full 24 hours to achieve maximum flavor throughout the chicken. Great kebab ideas for everyone to enjoy!
Sesame Chicken Kebabs
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
40 mins
 
Servings: 4 -6 servings
Author: Chelsea @ Gal on a Mission
Ingredients
  • 1 pound chicken breasts diced into 1 inch thick pieces
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil*
  • 2 teaspoons fresh ginger minced
  • 4 garlic cloves minced
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro diced
  • pinch of salt and pepper
  • 2 bell peppers diced into 1 inch thick pieces
  • 1 medium onion diced into 1 inch thick pieces
Instructions
  1. Add the chicken, olive oil, sesame oil, fresh ginger, garlic, cilantro, salt and pepper to a large gallon sized ziplock bag. Allow the mixture to marinate in the refrigerator for at least 3-4 hours, however 24 hours is best.
  2. Before skewing the meat and vegetables onto the skewers, place the skewers in water for 30 minutes.
  3. Place a diced bell pepper, diced onion, then chicken onto the skewers. Repeat the process until the skewers are full. Repeat with the rest of the skewers until you run out of the meat.
  4. Brush the marinate onto the skewers.
  5. Baking Directions:
  6. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Place the skewers onto a large baking sheet and bake for 20-30 minutes or until the chicken is tender and fully cooked. Remove from oven and enjoy. Top with sesame seeds and fresh cilantro.
  7. Grilling Directions
  8. Follow the directions for your specific grill, either gas or charcoal. Place the skewers onto the grill and grill on each side for 2-3 minutes or until the chicken is tender and fully cooked. Top with sesame seeds and fresh cilantro.
Recipe Notes

*You can find sesame oil in your local grocery store in the Asian aisle.

Equipment Used: Wooden Skewers, Ziplock Bags, Baking Sheet