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Thai-style chicken skewers with pickled cucumber salad

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Served with a tangy pickled cucumber salad, these Thai style chicken skewers are a must-try. Top with crushed peanutes for an extra crunch.

  • Serves4
  • Cook time10 minutes
  • Prep time20 minutes
Thai-style chicken skewers with pickled cucumber salad


  • 600g Coles RSPCA Approved Australian Chicken Thigh Fillets, coarsely chopped
  • 2 tbs red curry paste
  • 1 tbs fish sauce
  • 2 spring onions, coarsely chopped
  • 1 cup coarsely chopped coriander
  • 1 large carrot, peeled, cut into long matchsticks
  • 2 large Lebanese cucumbers, seeded, cut into long matchsticks
  • ¼ cup (60ml) white wine vinegar
  • 2 tbs caster sugar
  • Vegetable oil, to shallow-fry
  • 2 Coles Australian Baby Cos Lettuces, trimmed, cut into quarters lengthways
  • ⅓ cup (80ml) sweet chilli sauce
  • ¼ cup (35g) peanuts, toasted, coarsely chopped

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  1. Step 1

    Place the chicken, curry paste, fish sauce, spring onion and three-quarters of the coriander in a food processor. Season. Process until almost smooth. Transfer mixture to a large bowl. Divide into 12 portions and shape each portion around a metal or soaked bamboo skewer. Place on a plate in the fridge for 10 mins to chill.
  2. Step 2

    Meanwhile, place carrot, cucumber and remaining coriander in a large bowl. Stir the vinegar and sugar in a small jug until the sugar dissolves. Drizzle over the cucumber mixture and gently toss to combine. Set aside for 10 mins to develop the flavours.
  3. Step 3

    Add enough oil to a large frying pan to come 5mm up the side of the pan. Heat over medium-high heat. Cook half the skewers, turning occasionally, for 5 mins or until golden brown and cooked through. Transfer to a plate lined with paper towel. Cover to keep warm. Repeat with remaining skewers.
  4. Step 4

    Drain cucumber mixture. Arrange on a large serving platter with the skewers, lettuce, sweet chilli sauce and peanut.

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