Chicken Skewers W/ Tangerine-Cascabel Glaze

Recipe: Appetizer : Chicken Skewers W/ Tangerine-Cascabel Glaze - Hot and tasty - A kitchen workhorse and the foundation of many party Appetizers, Hors d'oeuvre, and Snacks
Rated 4.7 / 5 based on 11 reviews

Prep Time: 10 min
Total Time: 35 min
Yield: 8 Serving

Nutrition Facts:
240 calories
9 grams fat

Ingredients

Marinade

1/2 cup fresh orange juice

1/4 cup fresh lime juice

1/4 tablespoon lemon juice

2 tablespoons ancho chile powder

1 tablespoon pasilla pepper

2 tablespoons paprika

1/4 teaspoon cayenne

3 tablespoons coarsely chopped fresh cilantro

1/4 cup olive oil

8 boneless, skinless chicken thighs, cut in half lengthwise

32 bamboo skewers, soaked in water for 2 hours

Finely chopped fresh chives

16 flour tortillas

Glaze

    2 tablespoons olive oil

    2 shallots, finely diced

    1 Pinch cascabel powder

    1 cup red wine vinegar

    1 cup sugar

    2 cups tangerine juice

    Lemon juice, to taste

    Honey, to taste

    1 tablespoon olive oil

    Salt and freshly ground pepper
    Tangerine-Pomegranate Relish:

    6 tangerines, segmented

    Seeds from 1 pomegranate

    1/2 small red onion, finely diced

    2 tablespoons lime juice

    1 teaspoon honey

Directions

For the Marinade: Mix together the juices, chile powders, paprika, cayenne, cilantro and oil. Add the chicken thighs and let marinate for 2 hours in the refrigerator. Preheat grill pan. Remove chicken from marinade and thread each chicken half onto 2 skewers so that the meat stays flat on the grill. Season with salt and pepper and grill for 4 minutes on each side or until cooked through. Remove chicken from the grill pan and brush liberally with the tangerine glaze, serve on a platter, serve with the relish and garnish with chives. Serve with flour tortillas.

For the Glaze: Heat the olive oil in a medium saucepan over medium-heat. Add the shallots and cascabel powder and cook until soft. Raise the heat to high, add the vinegar, sugar and tangerine juice and reduce to a syrup. Season with lemon juice and honey to taste. Add the olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Let cool.

For the Tangerine-Pomegranate Relish: Combine all relish ingredients well.






Latest Reviews

"I made this sauce and loved the taste. The only thing I didn't like was how thick it was 'like a paste thick'. Next time I will add a little water to loosen it up some." - rdarej3

"All I can say is 'Easy and Delish!!' Don't skip the fennel...that's the secret! I've been searching for that 'flavor memory' I've had since my childhood and I found it! Used this with Easy Peezy Pizza Dough recipe #35805 and I'm looking forward to see if three pizza's will fill my crew! I'll let you know! Thanks!!" - heartspell

"Good but I think these buffalo chicken breasts are better grilled - slightly brown on each side and then baste generously with sauce turning once or twice until cooked through. But, this is a good substitute for nights when firing up the grill would not be optimal. Made several tweaks. Also recommend keeping some sauce on the side for dipping." - mrsoul51

"I make it my instant pot and it's fabulous and easy. I saute the veggies on the saute function and then once all of the ingredients have been added, I cook it on high pressure for 15 min and then let it do a natural release. After it's cooled a little, I run it though my Vitamix to make it smooth. This has ... " - wendy l.

"Thanks for sharing this wonderful tasting, easy to make dish. I printed out the recipe and took my crockpot on my camping trip, and it was so easy to do. I mixed half of all of the mixes together with the water, and mixed the other half of the mixes together to sprinkle over my chuck roast. Just to ... " - miss annie

"Wow, way too many ingredients for something so simple" - kim t.

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