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Spicy chicken skewers with avocado salsa

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Amp up the flavour and make these Spicy chicken skewers for dinner. Quick to prep, fresh and zingy, they’re a winner for all.

  • Serves4
  • Cook time10 minutes
  • Prep time20 minutes, (+ 30 mins marinating time)
Spicy chicken skewers with avocado salsa


  • 600g Coles RSPCA Approved Chicken Thigh Fillets, cut into 3cm pieces
  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 2 tbs chilli sauce
  • 1 tbs lemon juice
  • 1 tbs brown sugar
  • 2 tsp sweet paprika
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • ½ tsp ground oregano
  • Lime wedges, to serve
  • Coriander leaves, to serve

Avocado salsa

  • 2 ripe avocados, stone removed, peeled, finely chopped
  • 1 spring onion, end trimmed, thinly sliced
  • 1 long red chilli, seeded, finely chopped
  • ¼ cup coarsely chopped coriander
  • 2 tbs lime juice

Chilli mayonnaise

  • ½ cup (150g) whole-egg mayonnaise
  • 1 tbs tomato sauce
  • 1 tbs lemon juice
  • 2 tsp chilli sauce

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  1. Step 1

    Combine the chicken, oil, garlic, chilli sauce, lemon juice, sugar, paprika, cumin and oregano in a large bowl. Cover with plastic wrap and place in the fridge for 30 mins to marinate. Thread onto metal or soaked bamboo skewers.
  2. Step 2

    Heat a barbecue grill or chargrill on medium-high. Cook skewers, turning, for 10 mins or until cooked through.
  3. Step 3

    Meanwhile, to make the chilli mayonnaise, combine the mayonnaise, tomato sauce, lemon juice and chilli sauce in a small bowl.
  4. Step 4

    To make the avocado salsa, combine the avocado, spring onion, chilli, coriander and lime juice in a large bowl.
  5. Step 5

    Place skewers on a serving platter. Sprinkle with avocado salsa. Serve immediately with chilli mayonnaise, lime wedges and coriander leaves.