Szechuan Chicken Skewers

Mix up your typical grilling routine with a splash of summer in these diabetic-friendly Szechuan Chicken Skewers!

Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon hoisin sauce
  • 1 tablespoons ketchup
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons low sodium tamari or soy sauce
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons rice wine vinegar
  • 5 teaspoons dark sesame oil
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Chinese chili sauce with garlic
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon orange peel grated
  • 1 large orange, juiced
  • 2 1/4 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts cut into 1-inch pieces

 

 

Preparation:

  1. In a large plastic bag, combine the hoisin sauce, ketchup, tamari or soy sauce, the vinegar, oil, chili sauce, orange peel, and orange juice.
  2. Add the chicken. Close the bag securely and turn to coat the chicken. Refrigerate the chicken for at least 2 hours, turning the bag occasionally.
  3. Thread the chicken pieces onto 4 wooden or metal skewers. Grill over hot coals, 5 to 7 minutes per side. Or broil 4 inches (10 cm) from the heat, 7 to 8 minutes per side.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nutritional Information:

734 Calories, 56g Carbs, 30g  Fat, 52g Protein, 1,457g Sodium, 43g Sugar