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Published on September 14, 2022

Chicken Teriyaki Skewers Recipe

Photo of chicken teriyaki skewersThese easy chicken teriyaki skewers have a wonderful flavor without the use of chemicals or excessive amounts of salt. The subtle but flavorful peanut sauce will appeal to even the pickiest eaters. 


  • 1/2 cup teriyaki sauce (gluten free if needed)
  • 2 lbs boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut into thin strips
  • 1 Tbsp minced fresh ginger
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 cup smooth peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut milk
  • 1 1/2 tsp sesame oil
  • 2 tsp low sodium soy sauce (gluten free if needed)
  • 1 Tbsp lime juice
  • 1 Tbsp chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 Tbsp chopped peanuts
  • 1 cup thinly sliced carrots
  • 1 cup thinly sliced celery


In a medium bowl, pour the teriyaki sauce over the chicken. Add the ginger and half the garlic to the bowl and stir to combine. Marinate, cover and refrigerat, for at least 1 hour.

In a small bowl, whisk the peanut butter and coconut milk. Add the sesame oil, soy sauce, lime juice and the remaining garlic to the bowl and whisk to combine. Top with the cilantro and peanuts.

Preheat grill to medium high. Thread the chicken on 16 skewers. Grill the chicken for 3 minutes on each side, or until cooked through. Serve with the dipping sauce, carrots and celery. 

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: 2 skewers

Per Serving: Calories: 198 Fat: 8g Saturated Fat: 2g Cholesterol: 32mg Sodium: 348mg Carbohydrates: 14g Fiber: 0g Protein: 16g


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