Grilled Thai Curry Chicken Skewers Recipe

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Rebecca Anderson Modified: March 25, 2022
Grilled Thai Curry Chicken Skewers Recipe

How To Make Grilled Thai Curry Chicken Skewers

Sink your teeth into these juicy curried chicken skewers, made flavorful with a side of creamy coconut peanut sauce, for a more luscious dish!

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 40 minutes
Marinate Time: 4 hours
Total: 5 hours



For Chicken:

  • ¼cupsoy sauce
  • 3tbspdark brown sugar,packed
  • 1lime,zested
  • 2tbspvegetable oil
  • 3garlic cloves,minced
  • 1tbspcurry powder
  • ½tspground ginger
  • ¼tspground cardamom
  • ½tspsalt
  • lbschicken breasts,skinless

For Coconut-Peanut Sauce:

  • 13ozcoconut milk
  • ¼cuppeanut butter
  • cupdark brown sugar,packed
  • tbspsoy sauce
  • 1tbspred curry paste
  • 3tbsplime juice,fresh

For Serving:

  • 1lime,cut into wedges, optional


  1. Pound the chicken breasts to an even ½-inch thickness between two pieces of wax or parchment paper. Cut the breasts into 1½-inch pieces and set aside.


  1. Combine the soy sauce, dark brown sugar, lime zest, vegetable oil, garlic, curry powder, ginger, cardamom and salt in a large bowl. Add the chicken pieces to the bowl and mix until chicken is evenly coated.

  2. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and marinate in the refrigerator for at least 4 hours or overnight.

Coconut-Peanut Sauce:

  1. Whisk together the coconut milk, peanut butter, brown sugar, soy sauce and red curry paste in a medium saucepan. Bring to a simmer, then cook over medium heat, for about 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add the fresh lime juice. Set aside.

To Grill:

  1. Preheat the grill to high heat. Thread the chicken pieces onto skewers. Grease the grill.

  2. Place the skewers on the grill and cook for about 10 minutes, turning once, or until the chicken is cooked through.

  3. Serve the chicken skewers with the Coconut-Peanut Sauce and lime wedges, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 752.05kcal
  • Fat: 49.47g
  • Saturated Fat: 21.74g
  • Trans Fat: 0.29g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 16.93g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 7.36g
  • Carbohydrates: 26.80g
  • Fiber: 2.50g
  • Sugar: 16.89g
  • Protein: 53.83g
  • Cholesterol: 145.44mg
  • Sodium: 1140.99mg
  • Calcium: 87.25mg
  • Potassium: 913.69mg
  • Iron: 5.33mg
  • Vitamin A: 57.94µg
  • Vitamin C: 14.19mg
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