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RECIPE: SWEET POTATO AND CHICKEN SKEWERS

Now summer is here, these orange and honey glazed sweet potato and chicken skewers created by Felice Tocchini are easy to rustle up and brighten any BBQ – a healthy and delicious summer recipe

Orange and Honey Glazed Sweet Potato and Chicken Skewers with Sweet Potato Salad

  • Serves 6

Ingredients

4 large chicken breasts cut into 2.5cm cubes
2 large sweet potatoes cut into 2.5cm cubes
Fresh bay leaves
2tbsp honey or sugar
6 skewers
Cut the chillies, spring onions and ginger into thin strips and place into a large bowl.
Add the honey, orange juice and black pepper and mix well.
Add the chicken and gently mix together, marinating the chicken well. Cover and place in the fridge for at least one hour.
Cook the cubed sweet potatoes in boiling water for 4 minutes, drain and set aside.
Cook the chicken on a griddle pan or on a BBQ until juices run clear, turning frequently. Drain and reserve the marinade when cooked.
Build the skewers, alternating between chicken, sweet potato and bay leaves.
Pour the reserve marinade in a pan with honey or sugar, bring to the boil and turn the heat down to reduce the marinade to thick syrup.
Coat the chicken with the marinade and serve with a sweet potato salad on the side.

By Felice Tocchini

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