To make fabulous and delicious chicken skewers, you do not need more complication. In fact, this dish, which serves as an appetizer, you can do it quietly in less than 30 minutes. Discover the flavor and all its simplicity.

The chicken skewers are one of the most common and expected preparations for any meeting. Either because you’re at a friend’s house doing a barbecue or because you feel encouraged with a weekend and you decide to surprise your family.

In fact, in almost any part of the world chicken skewers are prepared and accompany the main courses. In Latin America, they are known by the name of brochetas de pollo, in Andalusia, they are kept as we are developing it.

You must be careful with the information that is poorly used and with little nutritional rigor. Remember, at MCS we always emphasize the importance of all food groups; and more in the white meats: ham, turkey, some cuts of pork, and of course the chicken!

Obviously, the reason dictates that it is not possible to “gain weight” notably by consuming one or several chicken skewers. These are digested quite easily and the body assimilates the nutritional elements it needs without too much effort.

Also, they are not 100% chicken. In this preparation that we are about to show you, you will discover which other ingredients accompany the traditional pinchito and how the preparation should go before taking it to the embers or to the grill.

With regard to the cooking method, you can also notice that it is very healthy. Just put them a few minutes on the grill,  with a splash of oil or scorching heat. No external agents, or interactions that damage the flavor and quality of nutrients.

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Now, you’re almost ready to dive into the chicken skewers. It only remains to recommend you can use other ingredients; there are even variations with multiple types of meat, even with fish!

Also, vegetables and some tubers, such as cassava and potatoes, are also usually used to give contrast and variety between bites. While you think about it, it is what we really look for when we eat: a bit of everything in its proper measure.

Without further ado, get ready, go to your kitchen and start following the instructions that you will see below. You can follow them to the letter or, if you do not agree with an ingredient, change it and adjust it to your local gastronomic culture.

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  • 7 chicken breast fillets
  • 2 medium onions
  • 4 garlic cloves without skin
  • 3 tablespoons of combined spices (45 g)
  • 1 tablespoon ground black pepper (15 g)
  • 2 tablespoons of salt (30 g)
  • 2 tablespoons of marinade powder (30 g)
  • 1 large red pepper, sliced
  • 2 cayenne leaves (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil (15 ml)

Preparation:chicken skewers

The first thing you should do is separate the fillets of chicken breast from the rest of the ingredients and wash very well. Then, drain and let stand.

Then proceed to chop the chicken breasts in small cuts, no more than 3 centimeters and set aside in a bowl.

Afterward, you will have to take care of the garlic, onions, red pepper, spices, pepper, salt and marinade and cut and mix very well. This will give flavor to the pinchitos.

Once finished the previous step, proceed to cover everything and reserve in the refrigerator for a few hours.

It’s time to use wooden sticks where the chicken skewers will go.

Next, it’s time to assemble. To do this, you should grease a little oil with each toothpick and place 4 to 6 cuts of chicken together with the onions, peppers, and seasonings. Do not forget this step.

Finally, you should take them to the grill to be cooked or, if you are using a bonfire with charcoal, put them in the coals to be grilled.

You can accompany it with pieces of bread and a drink.

Enjoy them!

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