Mexican Chicken Satay Recipe – Tailgating Party Food

Mexican Chicken Satay Skewers on platter with dip

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A flavorful variation of chicken satay skewers.


  • 2 lbs boneless chicken breasts, sliced into strips (1.5″ to 2″ wide)
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp chile flakes (red)
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 24 bamboo skewers


  1. Toss chicken strips with spices and juice to coat well.
  2. Marinate in the refrigerator for at least one hour.
  3. Soak skewers in water for at least 15 minutes to prevent burning while cooking.
  4. Prepare a grill with coals for medium to high heat.
  5. Insert the skewers through the meat.
  6. Place skewers on grill and cook until internal temperature of the meat is 165º F.
  7. Serve with Knorr’s Creamy Chipotle Dip.


Keywords: Chicken, Grilled Chicken, Satay, Skewers