• Ingredients: 25
  • Serves: 24

Indian-spiced chicken kebabs with cilantro-mint chutney with 6-inch bamboo skewers, soaked 30 minutes in water, butter lettuce leaves, 1/2 small english hothouse cucumber, halved lengthwise, thinly sliced crosswise, limes, cut into wedges.

Ingredients

Cilantro-Mint Chutney

  • 1/2 cup fresh mint leaves
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro
  • 1 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 2 1/2 tsps. minced fresh ginger
  • 1 jalapeño chili, seeded, minced
  • 2 tbsps. plain yogurt

Chicken

  • 24 6-inch bamboo skewers, soaked 30 minutes in water
  • Butter lettuce leaves
  • 1/2 small English hothouse cucumber, halved lengthwise, thinly sliced crosswise
  • 2 limes, cut into wedges

For salad

  • Special equipment: a muffin pan with 12 muffin cups

Salad topping

  • 8 cups loosely packed assorted mixed greens, including arugula and frisée
  • 2 tbsps. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp. fine sea salt
  • 2 oz. Parmesan cheese, shaved with vegetable peeler
  • 6 large fresh basil leaves

For dipping sauce:

  • Special equipment: a 12-inch bamboo steamer; a 6-inch rolling pin or dowel; a well-seasoned 14-inch wok with a lid

Dippers

Directions

For chutney:

  1. Step 1 Blend first 5 ingredients and 2 tablespoons yogurt in blender or processor. Blend in more yogurt if necessary to make smooth paste.

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  2. Step 2 (Chutney can be made 1 day ahead.

For chicken:

  1. Step 3 Whisk first 6 ingredients in large bowl to blend. Add chicken and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours and up to 12 hours.

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  2. Step 4 Preheat broiler. Thread 1 chicken piece on each skewer. Cover exposed part of skewers with foil. Broil chicken until cooked through, turning occasionally, about 8 minutes.
  3. Step 5 Arrange lettuce and cucumber on platter. Top with chicken. Squeeze lime over. Serve chicken with Cilantro-Mint Chutney.

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Nutrition information

Calories 64 Carbohydrates 2 g (1%)
Fat 4 g (5%) Protein 6 g (13%)
Saturated Fat 1 g (5%) Sodium 22 mg (1%)
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g Fiber 1 g (2%)
Monounsaturated Fat 2 g Cholesterol 19 mg (6%)