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Honey Sriracha Chicken Skewers

Honey Sriracha Chicken Skewers

Preparing the marinade and chicken the night before will save you lots of time on a busy weeknight. It’ll only take minutes to get the dinner on the table. Incredibly easy and adaptable, this sweet and spicy chicken skewers recipe will sure satisfy everyone’s hunger!


For sauce:

  • 4 garlic cloves, pressed
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 2 tablespoons Sriracha*
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • ½ tablespoon freshly grated ginger (or fresh ginger paste)
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon salt

For chicken:

  • 1lb (500gr) skinless chicken breast
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Lemon wedges, for serving
  • Chopped cilantro, for serving
  • Wooden skewers, soaked in water for at least 30min


  1. To make the sauce, in a small bowl, whisk together garlic, honey, olive oil, Sriracha, soy sauce, ginger, black pepper and salt.
  2. Cut the chicken into small cubes, about 1-inch.
  3. To marinade the chicken, place the chicken in a ziplock bag and pour in the marinade. Squeeze out as much air as possible and zip the bag. Marinate for at least an hour, or overnight in the fridge.
  4. Soak the wooden skewers in water for at least 30 minutes. This prevents the skewers from burning.
  5. To cook the chicken, preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C).
  6. Thread the marinated chicken cubes in the skewers, about 4-5 pieces on each.
  7. Line a baking sheet with foil, drizzle olive oil and arrange the chicken skewers on it.
  8. Put the leftover marinade into a small saucepan and bring it to a boil over medium high heat. Reduce the heat to medium and simmer until the sauce is reduced by half, 3-5 minutes.
  9. Brush on the reduced sauce on the chicken and bake it until fully cooked, 15-20 minutes, turning and brushing on the sauce half way.

Recipe Notes:

*Adjust Sriracha amount to your taste. If you’re sensitive to heat, start with ½ tablespoon and go from there.

Grilling Instructions: Preheat the grill to medium high. Place the skewers on grill, and cook until chicken is cooked through, turning them frequently with a kitchen tong, 15-20 minutes.

Nutrition Information

Yield: 4 servings, Serving Size:

  • Amount Per Serving:
  • Calories: 253 Calories
  • Total Fat: 6.6g
  • Cholesterol: 82.7mg
  • Sodium: 703.3mg
  • Carbohydrates: 21.9g
  • Sugar: 18.9g
  • Protein: 26.7g
Disclaimer: Nutritional information is estimate only. Read full disclosure here.
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