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Asian Chicken Skewers

with Napa Cabbage
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Asian Chicken Skewers

Asian Chicken Skewers - This Asian dish combines tender chicken and a crunchy slaw

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Health Score:
Health Score
9,5 / 10
Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
45 min.
Preparation
ready in 1 hr 30 min.
Ready in
Calories:
466
calories
Calories

Nutritional values

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie466 kcal(22 %)
Protein47 g(48 %)
Fat21 g(18 %)
Carbohydrates17 g(11 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage7.5 g(25 %)
Vitamin A0.2 mg(25 %)
Vitamin D0 μg(0 %)
Vitamin E2.2 mg(18 %)
Vitamin B₁0.5 mg(50 %)
Vitamin B₂0.3 mg(27 %)
Niacin27.6 mg(230 %)
Vitamin B₆1.2 mg(86 %)
Folate196 μg(65 %)
Pantothenic acid2.3 mg(38 %)
Biotin11.6 μg(26 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.6 μg(20 %)
Vitamin C84 mg(88 %)
Potassium1,261 mg(32 %)
Calcium442 mg(44 %)
Magnesium200 mg(67 %)
Iron6.3 mg(42 %)
Iodine7 μg(4 %)
Zinc4.4 mg(55 %)
Saturated fatty acids3.1 g
Uric acid376 mg
Cholesterol99 mg
Development of this recipe:

Ingredients

for
2
Ingredients
1
1 teaspoon
2 tablespoons
2
Chicken breasts (about 300 grams)
½
6 ounces
1 teaspoon
4 tablespoons
3
½
small Napa cabbage (about 300 grams)
1
Preparation

Kitchen utensils

1 Small pot, 1 Skillet, 1 shallow Small baking dish, 1 Bowl, 1 Measuring cups, 1 Cutting board, 1 Large knife, 1 Small knife, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Teaspoon, 1 Whisk, 1 Grill pan, 4 Wooden skewers, 1 Citrus juicer, 1 Plastic wrap, 1 Plate

Preparation steps

1.
Asian Chicken Skewers preparation step 1

Squeeze juice from orange and pour 125 ml (about 1/2 cup) into a small pot. Bring to a boil and cook over medium heat until reduced by half. Stir in honey and soy sauce and remove from heat.

2.
Asian Chicken Skewers preparation step 2

Rinse chicken, pat dry and cut into 1 cm (approximately 3/4-inch) cubes.

3.
Asian Chicken Skewers preparation step 3

Thread chicken onto skewers, using 3 or 4 pieces for each. Place in a shallow baking dish. Pour orange mixture over chicken and turn to coat. Cover with plastic wrap and marinate in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour. 

4.
Asian Chicken Skewers preparation step 4

Meanwhile, squeeze juice from lime. In a bowl, whisk together silken tofu, sesame oil and 2 teaspoons lime juice. Season with salt and pepper.

5.
Asian Chicken Skewers preparation step 5

Lightly toast sesame seeds in a dry pan over medium heat. Let cool briefly. Set aside 1 teaspoon for topping and mix the rest with the tofu sauce.

6.
Asian Chicken Skewers preparation step 6

Rinse scallions, pat dry and thinly slice.

7.
Asian Chicken Skewers preparation step 7

Rinse cabbage, pat dry and thinly slice.

8.
Asian Chicken Skewers preparation step 8

With a sharp knife, remove grapefruit peel, including the bitter white pith. Cut fruit into small pieces.

9.
Asian Chicken Skewers preparation step 9

Mix together cabbage, scallions, grapefruit pieces and tofu sauce and let stand for 15 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.

10.
Asian Chicken Skewers preparation step 10

Drain the chicken skewers, discarding marinade.

11.
Asian Chicken Skewers preparation step 11

Heat a grill pan over medium heat. Grill skewers until cooked through, 3-4 minutes per side. Serve with the cabbage slaw and sprinkled with reserved sesame seeds.

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