Chicken Kebabs Shanghai

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A delightful Asian-inspired kebab of chicken and pineapple with a ginger-orange marinade. Recipe is from an old Sunset booklet.

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30 Min
15 Min


3/4 tsp
fresh orange zest
1/3 c
fresh orange juice
3 Tbsp
brown sugar, firmly packed
2 Tbsp
soy sauce
4 tsp
fresh ginger, minced
4 tsp
rice vinegar
1 Tbsp
sesame oil
1/2 tsp
ground coriander
1 1/2 lb
chicken breasts, boneless, skinless (cut into 1 1/2 inch cubes)
1 medium
pineapple, peeled, cored and cut into 1 inch chunks


1In a medium size bowl, mix orange zest, juice, sugar, soy sauce, ginger, vinegar, oil, and coriander. Reserve 1/4 cup marinade.
2Stir chicken in remaining marinade. Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes or up to 2 hours.
3Lift chicken from marinade and drain briefly (discard marinade). Thread chicken and pineapple chunks on thin metal skewers - alternating 2 chicken chunks and 1 pineapple chunk. Brush reserved marinade over pineapple.
4Place skewers on a lightly greased grill 4-6 inches above a solid bed of hot coals or as desired on gas grill. Cook, turning and basting with reserved marinade, until chicken is no longer pink in center (6-8 minutes).

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Asian
Dietary Needs: Diabetic, Low Fat, Dairy Free, Low Carb
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy