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Chicken Satay Skewers

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Chicken Satay Skewers

CHICKEN SATAY SKEWERS

Ingredients
(4) 6 oz. boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into cube-sized pieces
1 cup non-fat plain Greek yogurt
1 TB curry powder
1/2 tsp. garlic powder
salt/pepper, to taste

Peanut Sauce
1 scoop Jamie Eason Multi-Purpose Peanut Protein
2 TB water (add more water for thinner sauce)
2 TB light soy sauce
1 tsp. lime juice

You will need: 4 wooden skewers, soaked in water for 30 minutes (to prevent burning while broiling)

How to Prepare
1. Marinade chicken: mix together cubed chicken breast, yogurt, curry powder, garlic powder, and salt and pepper in a small bowl until well mixed and chicken is coated. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours.
2. While chicken is marinating, mix together all peanut sauce ingredients in a small bowl. Set aside.
3. Preheat oven to Broil temperature setting and place top oven rack closest to the broiler.
4. Once chicken is finished marinating, remove from fridge and evenly divide the chicken pieces onto each of the 4 skewers.
5. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil and coat with non-stick cooking spray.
6. Place skewers onto foil and broil for approximately 6-8 minutes, or until chicken is lightly browned on the outside and fully cooked through (watch carefully, as you don’t want to burn your chicken given the high temperature setting).
7. Remove chicken from oven, give your dipping sauce a good stir…then dip and enjoy every low-fat bite!

NUTRITION DATA
Per skewer + approx. 2 TB sauce (recipe serves 4): 225 calories, 41.5 grams protein, 5.5 grams carbohydrates (0.5 grams fiber), 4 grams fat

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