Skewers of chicken in the oven turns out not worse,than pork. Chicken meat is cooked quickly and is soft and juicy. A special taste and aroma it imparts skillfully made marinade. Baked barbecue chicken in the oven on wooden skewers, and for better taste on skewers strung small cherry tomatoes. I like the taste of tomatoes after cooking on the grill, they smell just divine, when you remove them from the oven.
Try to make the marinade together with me formeat fresh basil - you will be pleasantly surprised by the special taste of meat in a marinade. It is not difficult and can be done the day before cooking: in fact, the longer the marinated meat, the better! Doubled skewers kebabs help keep in place during cooking, and are easier to turn.
Ingredients for "Skewered chicken in the oven":
- small bunch fresh basil leaves;
- 1 clove of garlic;
- 1/4 cup grated cheese;
- salt and black pepper - to taste;
- 3 tablespoons olive oil;
- 500 g skinless chicken breast;
- 24 pcs. cherry tomatoes;
- 16 wooden skewers.
The recipe for "Chicken Kebab in the oven":
Wash the chicken breasts, pat dry with paper towel and cut into pieces the size of 3x4 cm.
In a food processor, combine the basil leaves, garlic, cheese, salt and pepper until smooth. Slowly add the olive oil and stir.
Mix the chicken and marinade in a glass orceramic bowl and send it in a cool place to marinate for a few hours. Soak wooden skewers in water for at least 30 minutes (if you use metal, do not have to).
Nanizhite marinated meat on skewers double -4 slices of meat and 3 tomato on each pair of wooden skewers. As a result, you get 8 kebabs - each on a pair of parallel skewers (to make it easier to rotate them).
Turn on the oven and place the rack for grillingon the upper level, under it, place a tray or baking sheet. Heat the oven to 190 oC, make sure that the grill is clean and sprinkle it lightly with oil. Place the skewers with chicken on hot grill and cook for 3-4 minutes. Turn the skewers to the other side and continue to cook until the chicken will be ready and will become slightly golden hue - about 3 to 5 minutes.
If the meat is well marinated, this time will be enough to chicken was finished. Serve the skewers of chicken with fresh white bread and dry white wine.