Grilled Chicken Skewers with Green Curry Yogurt Sauce
In this Grilled Chicken Skewers with Green Curry Yogurt Sauce recipe, marinated strips of chicken are grilled until tender and then served with a tangy green curry sauce bursting with fresh herbs.
Our girls’ last day of school was the final day of May (the first time they’ve actually gotten out before June, yay!). And here it is, three weeks into June, and I’m still feeling like we’re not in a summer routine yet.
I know this has everything to do with our family’s calendar being a bit out of the ordinary lately. We enjoyed a family vacation to New York City and then Blake was gone all of last week for training with a new job. And the girls and I just returned from camping in South Dakota with my parents and then a couple nights at my sister’s home.
I am ready to just be home, all of us at the same time. And you can bet we’re lining up the grilling recipes. Every single day during these wonderful summer months, we’re grilling!
The next recipe in queue? Grilled Chicken Skewers with Green Curry Yogurt Sauce. This main dish is loaded with flavor – plus it’s beautiful and fun. Whether you make it for a weeknight meal or for weekend entertaining, this grilled skewers recipe will fit right in!
*Here are a few more grilled chicken recipes I’m loving right now: Our girls LOVE this Grilled Chicken and Lemon Orzo Salad AND this Grilled Chicken and Pineapple Sandwich with Creamy Basil Sauce. This recipe for 5-Ingredient Honey Mustard Grilled Chicken Breasts is an easy, tasty main dish!
* This is a sponsored post, created in partnership with Gold’n Plump®.
This recipe marks the start of our fifth year creating delicious recipes featuring Gold’n Plump chickens raised on family farms right here in Minnesota and Wisconsin. It makes me feel happy, honored, and extremely grateful to continue this partnership.
Gold’n Plump chickens are truly all natural, with no growth hormones (federal regulations prohibit this), No Antibiotics – Ever, and no added solutions or coloring. Their chicken products are also carefully hand-trimmed. All of this means that, as consumers, we are paying only for chicken (not solutions and fat) and feeding our families high-quality meals.
Life’s too short to eat boring food. I say that quite alot.
When we grill, I always aim to incorporate as much flavor as possible. And lean chicken protein provides the perfect canvas to do so.
In this recipe, I slice boneless skinless chicken breasts against the grain into long, thin strips. Slicing against the grain ensures that every bite is tender and infused with flavor.
The strips of fresh chicken are then left to marinate in a mixture consisting mostly of olive oil, fresh lime juice, fresh garlic, and dried oregano. A little bit of brown sugar adds a barely detectable touch of sweetness that helps the skewers caramelize a bit on the hot grill grates.
Make a Greek yogurt sauce with green curry paste
You’ll find that the chicken alone is quite flavorful, just from the marinade. But of course, I have to take those beautifully grilled chicken skewers a step further.
This green curry yogurt sauce is AMAZING.
Greek yogurt provides the base for this sauce, tangy and creamy. Add to that a load of fresh herbs – basil, cilantro, parsley, and mint. Plus my longtime favorite flavor weapon: green curry paste. I can quickly make a tasty curry sauce whenever I want when this is waiting for me in the pantry.
I’m in condiment heaven!
To get sauces super smooth, a powerful blender is essential. Vitamix sent me this one to try out for myself. And I quickly fell in love with how quickly and effortlessly it blended together this beautiful sauce.
This Greek yogurt sauce is great to have on hand. For a side, I like to simply grill up a variety of veggies and offer the yogurt sauce for dipping. Because a flavorful dipping sauce always encourages everyone in our family to eat more vegetables!
You’ll find that most of my chicken recipes grilled on a stick utilize chunks of chicken. It’s a super quick way to make a chicken kebab.
But here, I thread long strips of chicken onto the sticks accordion-style for this chicken skewers recipe. These are my favorite wood skewers. Not only does this give a pretty appearance, but it also allows the use of thinner strips of chicken. And this means increased flavor, as there is more surface area for the marinade to grab hold.
Grilled Chicken Skewers with Green Curry Yogurt Sauce
I drizzle some of the curry sauce recipe over the grilled chicken skewers before setting it on the table, but feel free to just serve the sauce alongside. Especially if you’re not sure that everyone at the table will be a fan of its obvious-to-you-and-me deliciousness.
What to serve with chicken skewers?
*Here are a few recipes that would go well with these chicken skewers with green curry yogurt sauce: Cauliflower Rice with Garlic and Green Onion from Kalyn’s Kitchen, Roasted Carrots with Cumin from Rachel Cooks, and Garlic Butter Rice from Spend with Pennies.
Looking for more grilled chicken skewers recipes?
We just made these Herby Grilled Chicken Kebabs with Grapes and Shallots last week – if you’ve never grilled grapes, you MUST give this recipe a try! And these Grilled Lemon Pepper Chicken Kebabs and Grilled Hawaiian Chicken Chili Kebabs are always welcome at our table.
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*Note: If using wood skewers (these are my favorite wood skewers), be sure to let them soak in water for a few hours prior to grilling, soaking overnight is even better. from a farmgirl's dabbles As an Amazon Associate and member of other affiliate programs, I earn from qualifying purchases.
for the chicken and marinade:
for the green curry yogurt sauce:
Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 446 Total Fat: 24g Saturated Fat: 5g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 18g Cholesterol: 114mg Sodium: 1364mg Carbohydrates: 12g Fiber: 1g Sugar: 6g Protein: 45g
*Note: If using wood skewers (these are my favorite wood skewers), be sure to let them soak in water for a few hours prior to grilling, soaking overnight is even better.
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