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Thai Chicken Skewers

Course Main Course
Cuisine Thai
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Marinate 1 hour
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 212 kcal


  • 1 1/2 pounds skinless, boneless chicken thighs cut into 1/2" wide strips
  • fresh ground pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon ginger minced
  • 2 1/2 tablepoons cilantro minced
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon sambal oelek chili sauce
  • lime wedges for serving, optional


  1. Season chicken with pepper.

  2. In a bowl, mix the garlic with 2 tablespoons of the cilantro, the fish sauce, sugar and sambal oelek chili sauce. Mix well with chicken strips, making sure chicken is evenly coated. Let stand at least an hour and up to overnight.

  3. Soak bamboo skewers in water for one hour.

  4. Skewer chicken strips.

  5. Grill until cooked through, about 3 minutes on each side.

  6. Serve with lime wedges, if desired.

Nutrition Facts
Thai Chicken Skewers
Amount Per Serving
Calories 212 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 161mg54%
Sodium 690mg30%
Potassium 436mg12%
Carbohydrates 1g0%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 33g66%
Vitamin A 85IU2%
Vitamin C 0.5mg1%
Calcium 21mg2%
Iron 1.4mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.