BBQ chicken skewers

BBQ Chicken Skewers with Spicy Plum Sauce

These tasty BBQ chicken skewers are a great addition to a family BBQ luncheon.
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  • 4
  • 40
  • Easy
Nutrition per serve
  • Energy 1412kJ
  • Total fat 9g
  • Sat fat 2g
  • Total carb 6g
  • Protein 55g
  • Fibre 3g
  • Sodium 172mg


  • 8 x chicken tenderloins threaded onto metal skewers
  • 1 Tbsp extra virgin oil
  • 1 red onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 1 small chilli, chopped finely (optional)
  • 1 tsp ginger, grated
  • 2 Tbsp tomato paste, no added salt
  • 2 medium plums, stone removed and quartered
  • 1/3 cup white wine or water
  • 1 pinch black pepper
  • 1 lemon, cut into quarters to serve


  1. To make the plum sauce, heat half of the oil in a saucepan over a medium heat and gently sauté the onion, garlic, chilli, ginger, and pepper, stirring with a wooden spoon. Add the tomato
    paste, plums and white wine and keep cooking for a further 5 minutes until the plums are cooked through.
  2. Allow to cool slightly, then puree until it becomes a thick sauce. Set aside.
  3. Meanwhile, heat the rest of the oil on a grill plate until hot and bbq the chicken skewers for 4 minutes on each side.
  4. Serve with a wedge of lemon and place the spicy plum sauce in a small dish.

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