Sticky Chicken Skewers

Chicken skewers are a great snack for a busy day. Just sliced chicken breast thrown into the oven or on a grill and covered with sticky sauce. Great for all occasions!

preparation: 15 minutes

making: 20 minutes

total: 35 minutes

servings: 4 portions

nutrition: 356 calories per serving

cuisine: American

Ingredients #

  • 4 chicken breasts

For sticky sauce  #

  • 7 tbsp tomato ketchup
  • 2 tbsp dark soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp of light brown sugar 
  • 1 tsp of dried garlic 
  • 1 tsp of hot paprika 
  • 1 tsp of smoked paprika 
  • 1 tbsp of tap water 

Method #

Let’s start from making a sauce

Place all sauce ingredients into a pan.

Bring to a boil and stir until the sugar is dissolved. Allow to cool down.

Let’s prepare our chicken

Chicken breast cubest marinatin in a sticky sauce

Cut chicken breasts into thick cubes and put them into a bowl with a sauce. Mix all together. Cover with cling film and leave for at least 1 hour to marinate. 

Heat the oven to 220C with a fan.

Line the tray with aluminium foil. 

Impaled chicken breast cubes on skewers covered with sticky sauce in a baking tray

After chicken breast cubes are marinated impale them on skewers.

Put them on a baking tray. 

Pour over the top the remaining marinade sauce.

Bake for 20 minutes.

Baked Sticky Chicken Skewers straight from the oven

Serve hot with baked potatoes or fresh bread on the side. Perfect addition to a healthy salad.

Tips #

The sauce needs to be cooled down before combining with the chicken, otherwise, the chicken will start to cook on the surface.