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Balsamic Chicken & Tomato Skewers with Wild Rice


  • Prep Time: 2 hours 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 2 hours 35 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Cuisine: European

Description

Deliciously sweet and sticky balsamic chicken and tomato skewers with a vegetable wild rice salad


Ingredients

Chicken & Tomato Skewers

  • 4 chicken breasts, cut into bite sized cubes
  • 250g cherry tomatoes
  • 6 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tbsp honey
  • 1/2 tsp dijon mustard
  • 1/4 tsp thyme
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • black pepper to taste

Wild Rice Salad

  • 300g Basmati & Wild Rice
  • 75g broad beans
  • 1 pepper
  • 2 scallions
  • 1 tbsp chopped parsley

Instructions

  1. Mix all the marinade ingredients together in a bowl and add the chicken and tomatoes. Cover with cling film and refridgerate for at least 2 hours.
  2. Soak the wooden skewers in water for at least 30 minutes.
  3. Cook the rice and broad beans according to the package instructions. Cut the peppers and scallions into bite sized pieces. When the rice and beans are cooked, run under cold water to cool and then add the remaining vegetables. Garnish with parsley.
  4. Meanwhile thread the chicken and tomatoes onto the skewers and cook under a medium grill. Continue to baste the skewers with the leftover marinade as they cook. The chicken should take approximately 6-7 minutes each side and the tomatoes approximately 2-3 minutes each side.