Grilled Chicken Skewers with Peanut Sauce

Peanut sauce provides a simple addition to grilled chicken served with rice.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 20 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

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
  • 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.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
430
(
Calories from Fat
120),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
13%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
70mg
70%;
Sodium
840mg
840%;
Total Carbohydrate
43g
43%
(Dietary Fiber
6g
6%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
34g
34%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
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 Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.