Chicken skewers with a lime and coriander dip


  • 6 chicken breasts, cut in 24 pieces (or 24 chicken breast fillets)
For the marinade
  • 50g/2oz lime leaves, chopped
  • 50g/2oz coriander, chopped
  • 3 limes, juice and zest grated
  • dash of soy sauce
  • 1 tsp grated ginger
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • ½ red chilli, de-seeded and finely chopped
  • dash of vegetable oil
For the lime and coriander dip
  • 250ml/8½fl oz crème fraîche
  • 1 tbsp grated stem ginger in syrup
  • handful coriander, chopped
  • dash of sweet chilli sauce
  • 1 lime, juice only
  • 2 limes, zest only
  • you will need bamboo or metal skewers (if using bamboo, soak them for 6 hours)

Preparation method

  1. Soak skewers in water for 6 hours if you are using bamboo.

  2. Mix all the marinade ingredients together and marinate the pieces of chicken in the mix.

  3. Thread the chicken onto skewers.

  4. Char grill them lightly before finishing them off in the oven for 10 minutes.

  5. To make the dip, mix all the ingredients together stirring the juices in lightly.

James Martin recipes from Housecall

Less than 30 mins preparation time

10 to 30 mins cooking time

Serves 6

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