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BBQ Chicken Skewers

BBQ chicken skewers with spicy plum sauce

These yummy BBQ chicken skewers are a great addition to a family BBQ luncheon. Serve with homemade plum sauce and a wedge of lemon.


Serves: 4

To cook: 40

Difficulty: Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • Energy: 1412kJ

  • Total fat: 9g

  • Sat fat: 2g

  • Total carb : 6g

  • Protein: 55g

  • Fibre: 3g

  • Sodium: 172mg


  • 8 x chicken tenderloins threaded onto metal skewers
  • 1 Tbsp extra virgin oil
  • 1 red onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 1 small chilli, chopped finely (optional)
  • 1 tsp ginger, grated
  • 2 Tbsp tomato paste, no added salt
  • 2 medium plums, stone removed and quartered
  • 1/3 cup white wine or water
  • 1 pinch black pepper
  • 1 lemon, cut into quarters to serve


  1. To make the plum sauce, heat half of the oil in a saucepan over a medium heat and gently sauté the onion, garlic, chilli, ginger, and pepper, stirring with a wooden spoon. Add the tomato
    paste, plums and white wine and keep cooking for a further 5 minutes until the plums are cooked through.
  2. Allow to cool slightly, then puree until it becomes a thick sauce. Set aside.
  3. Meanwhile, heat the rest of the oil on a grill plate until hot and bbq the chicken skewers for 4 minutes on each side.
  4. Serve with a wedge of lemon and place the spicy plum sauce in a small dish.