Spicy Skewered Chicken with Peanut Dip Recipe
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Spicy Skewered Chicken with Peanut Dip 

Peanut Sauce Ingredients:
1/4 cup peanut butter
1 tablespoon chili sauce
1 tablespoon peanut oil or vegetable oil
1 teaspoon finely chopped lemon grass*
1/2 to 3/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
1/8 teaspoon ground ginger

Dip Ingredients:
3/4 cup sour cream
3 tablespoons coconut milk or milk

Chicken Ingredients:
1 tablespoon firmly packed brown sugar
2 teaspoons finely chopped lemon grass**
2 teaspoons peanut oil or vegetable oil
1 teaspoon soy sauce
1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 16 (6x1/2-inch) strips
16 (6 to 8-inch) wooden skewers
1 small cucumber, seeded, cut into 16 chunks, if desired

Stir together all peanut sauce ingredients in small bowl with wire whisk.

Stir together 3 tablespoons peanut sauce, sour cream and coconut milk in small bowl. Cover; refrigerate until serving time.

Heat broiler. Combine remaining peanut sauce, brown sugar, 2 teaspoons lemon grass, 2 teaspoons oil and soy sauce in medium bowl. Add chicken strips; toss to coat. Thread 1 strip chicken on each wooden skewer.

Place skewers on broiler pan. Broil 4 to 5 inches from heat, turning once, until chicken is no longer pink (4 to 5 minutes).

To serve, thread 1 chunk cucumber on each skewer. Serve warm with dip.

*Substitute 1 teaspoon finely chopped chives and 1/4 teaspoon freshly grated lemon peel.

**Substitute 2 teaspoons finely chopped chives and 1/2 teaspoon freshly grated lemon peel.

TIP: For more peanut butter flavor, add an additional 1 or 2 tablespoons peanut butter to peanut sauce.

Yield: 16 appetizers

Nutrition Facts (1 appetizer) Calories: 100
Fat: 6 g
Cholesterol: 20 mg
Sodium: 95 mg
Carbohydrates: 3 g
Dietary Fiber: 0 g
Protein: 7 g



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