Chilli Lime Chicken Skewers with Capers

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Ideal lunch or dinner that can be teamed with a garden salad. These tasty skewers can be cooked quickly on a grill or BBQ.
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 2


  • 250 g free range chicken breast cut into cubes
  • 1 cm piece ginger finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 1/2 tbsp soy or tamari sauce
  • 1/4 tsp stevia powder or 1 teaspoon yellow box honey
  • 1 tsp hot peri-peri sauce
  • 2 tbsp minced coriander
  • 8 mini vine ripened tomatoes
  • 4 small onions peeled and cut into chunks
  • 2 tbsp capers optional
  • Packet of wooden skewers


  • Place ginger, garlic, lime juice, soy/tamari sauce, stevia/honey, peri-peri sauce and coriander in a large bowl and mix together well.  Place cubed chicken in the bowl with the marinade and mix thoroughly, ensuring chicken is well coated.  Tip the contents of the bowl into a freezer bag, remove air and place in the refrigerator for at least 8 hours.   Pre-soak wooden skewers in water for at least 30 minutes.  Thread chicken cubes on to each skewer, placing a chunk of onion between each one or two pieces of chicken.
  • Brush grill or BBQ with olive oil and heat to high temperature. Place chicken skewers on hot plate and reduce temperature to medium. Cook for 10-12 minutes turning once during cooking until cooked through and golden.
  • Remove from grill and add a tomato to each end of the skewers.  Serve 2 skewers on to each plate, add salad and garnish with capers.