Sesame Chicken Kebabs With Orange Hoisin Sauce


  • 3 whole chicken breasts, cut in 2-inch cubes

For marinade:

  • ½ cup soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, minced
  • ¼ teaspoon ground chilies
  • 1 teaspoon rosemary leaves

For the sauce:

  • ¾ cup hoisin sauce (available in Oriental groceries)
  • 3 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • ½ cup freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 2 minced scallions
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
  • Sprigs of rosemary for garnishing
  • Nutritional Information
    • Nutritional analysis per serving (4 servings)

      549 calories; 34 grams fat; 6 grams saturated fat; 0 grams trans fat; 15 grams monounsaturated fat; 9 grams polyunsaturated fat; 27 grams carbohydrates; 2 grams dietary fiber; 16 grams sugars; 31 grams protein; 84 milligrams cholesterol; 2599 milligrams sodium

    • Note: Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available data.

4 to 6 servings


  1. Marinate chicken in mixture of soy sauce, sesame oil, olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, ginger, chilies and rosemary leaves for at least two hours. Thread chicken on skewers.
  2. Combine hoisin sauce, vinegar, orange juice, scallions and sesame oil. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  3. Preheat grill or broiler. Cook chicken for about five minutes on each side, or until done, basting with marinade. Garnish plates with rosemary sprigs. Serve sauce separately in small bowl.

You Might Also Like