Chicken Skewers with Banana Chilli Salsa

A perfect light summer meal which combines the flavours of chicken, ginger and lime with smooth banana and fiery chilli.

Difficulty

Prep Time

15 minutes

Cooking Time

10 minutes

Serves

5-6

Ingredients

  • 600g chicken breast, chopped into medium-sized cubes
  • 2 tbls canola oil
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp Barbeque spice
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ ground black pepper
  • 1 tbls grated ginger
  • zest and juice of 1 lime
  • 5-6 skewers 

For the banana chilli salsa

  • 2 bananas
  • 1 red chilli, seeds removed and chopped
  • 1 spring onion, finely sliced zest and juice of 1 lime
  • 1 tsp grated ginger
  • 1 tbls roughly chopped coriander
  • 1 tbls finely chopped mint

Method

  1. In a bowl add all the ingredients, except for the chicken, and stir until combined. Add the chicken and stir until coated with the marinade. Skewer the chicken pieces onto 5-6 skewers and cover with plastic wrap and place in the fridge until ready to cook.
  2. In the meantime make the salsa, cut the bananas into small pieces and place into a bowl. Add the remaining ingredients and carefully mix until combined.
  3. Heat a griddle pan and gently fry the chicken skewers for 10 minutes or until the chicken is cooked.

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