Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Chicken Skewers with Soy-Mirin Marinade Recipe

Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross

The Chicken Recipes Kitchen (The home of delicious chicken recipes) invites you to try Chicken Skewers with Soy-Mirin Marinade Recipe. Enjoy quick and easy chicken recipes and learn how to make Chicken Skewers with Soy-Mirin Marinade.

Isaac enjoys Japanese-style grilled specialties like these chicken skewers with soy-mirin marinade. The marinade would also pair nicely with salmon. Serve with sautéed snow peas.

Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 2 skewers and 3/4 cup rice)


1/3 cup mirin (sweet rice wine)
1/3 cup low-sodium soy sauce
1 teaspoon dark sesame oil
1 1/2 pounds skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, cut lengthwise into 1-inch strips $
1 large red bell pepper, cut into 8 pieces $
1 large green bell pepper, cut into 8 pieces
Cooking spray $
2 tablespoons sesame seeds, toasted
3 cups hot cooked rice


Combine first 3 ingredients in a large bowl; add chicken to bowl, and toss to coat. Let stand 15 minutes, turning chicken occasionally.
Prepare grill.

Remove chicken from bag, reserving marinade. Place marinade in a small saucepan; bring to a boil. Cook until reduced to 1/4 cup (about 5 minutes). Thread chicken and bell peppers on 8 (12-inch) wooden skewers. Brush skewers with marinade. Place skewers on grill rack coated with cooking spray. Grill 4 minutes on each side or until done, brushing occasionally with remaining marinade. Remove from grill; sprinkle with sesame seeds. Serve with rice.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
Calories: 463
Calories from fat: 17%
Fat: 8.5g
Saturated fat: 1.8g
Monounsaturated fat: 2.4g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.9g
Protein: 44.9g
Carbohydrate: 44.5g
Fiber: 3.1g
Cholesterol: 108mg
Iron: 4.6mg
Sodium: 814mg
Calcium: 46mg

Michael Pollan, Cooking Light
JUNE 2007 

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