Honey-glazed chicken skewers with Asian slaw

Honey-glazed chicken skewers with Asian slaw recipe

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  • Serves 4
  • 15mins to prepare and 15mins to cook
  • 494 calories / serving
  • Healthy

Ingredients

  • 4tbsp clear honey
  • 1tbsp mirin or dry sherry
  • 1tbsp light soy sauce
  • 3cm (1 1/2in) piece ginger, grated
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 4 chicken breasts, cut into 2.5cm (1in) cubes
  • 1/2 bunch spring onions, finely sliced

For the slaw

  • 300g (10oz) red cabbage, finely shredded
  • 1 carrot, grated
  • 100g (3 1/2oz) mangetout, finely sliced
  • 1/2 bunch spring onions, finely sliced
  • 1tbsp light soy sauce
  • 2tbsp sesame oil
  • 1tbsp mirin or dry sherry
  • 3cm (1 1/2in) piece ginger, grated
  • 2tbsp sesame seeds

Each serving contains

  • Energy

    2080kj
    494kcal
    25%
  • Fat

    12g 17%
  • Saturates

    2g 11%
  • Sugars

    24g 27%
  • Salt

    0.4g 7%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 25.2g Protein 67.2g Fibre 6g

Method

  1. Preheat the grill to its highest setting. In a small bowl, combine the honey, mirin (or sherry), soy, ginger and garlic for the glaze.
  2. Thread the chicken onto 8 small or 4 large metal skewers (or soaked, wooden skewers), alternating with a piece of spring onion. Brush the chicken pieces all over with the honey glaze. Cook under the grill (or in a hot griddle pan or on the barbecue) for 10–15 minutes, turning until golden and cooked through with no pink showing.
  3. Meanwhile, prepare the slaw. In a bowl, combine the red cabbage, carrot, mangetout and spring onions. For the dressing, mix the soy sauce, sesame oil, mirin (or sherry) and ginger in a jug. Pour over the slaw, add the sesame seeds and toss. Serve with the chicken skewers, garnished with some coriander sprigs, if you like.

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