Grilled Sambal Chicken Skewers

Grilled Sambal Chicken Skewers

Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes Yield: 0 people Category: Appetizer Cuisine: Malaysian, Thai

Grilled Sambal Chicken Skewers is an easy, 5 ingredient recipe thats spicy, sweet and sticky! Its a chinese style recipe with sambal oelek, soy sauce and lemon grass.


  • 2 pounds (1 kg) boneless, skinless Chicken Thighs (cut into 1 inch pieces)
  • 2 tablespoons Sambal Oelek
  • 1/4 cup Soy Sauce
  • 3 tablespoons Honey
  • 1 tablespoon Fish Sauce
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped Lemongrass
  • 2 tablespoons minced Garlic
  • 2 tablespoons Oil or Butter


  1. In a bowl, mix together sambal oelek, soy sauce, honey, fish sauce, lemongrass and garlic. Add chicken pieces and marinate for at least 2 hours or overnight.
  2. Skewer the chicken on wooden skewers and set aside. Reserve the remaining marinade.
  3. Pre-heat the grill for 5-10 minutes or use a ribbed cast iron skillet for stovetop. Brush with butter or oil, and place the chicken skewers and cook for 8-10 minute on either while brushing regularly with marinade. Serve hot with chopped coriander, and a squirt of lime juice.

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