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Fig & Chicken Skewers

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  Teriyaki sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Chicken thighs 5 , skinned and boned
  Ripe figs 5 Large, stems trimmed
  Green onions 4
  Lemon wedges 2

Prepare Teriyaki Sauce; pour into a large bowl and let cool to room temperature.
Rinse chicken and pat dry.
Cut each thigh into 4 equal pieces.
Cut figs lengthwise into quarters.
Trim root ends from onions, then cut onions into 1 1/2-inch lengths.
Add figs, onions, and chicken to Teriyaki Sauce in bowl; mix gently to coat evenly.
Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
If using bamboo skewers, soak 20 skewers in hot water to cover for 30 minutes.
Drain Teriyaki Sauce into a 1to 1 1/2-quart pan; bring to a boil, pour through a fine wire strainer, and set aside.
Thread one piece of chicken, one fig piece, and 3 or 4 green onion pieces on one end of each of 20 bamboo or metal skewers.
Place skewers on a lightly greased grill 2 inches above a solid bed of hot coals.
Cook, turning and basting with strained Teriyaki Sauce, until chicken is no longer pink in center; cut to test (6 to 8 minutes).

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 666 Calories from Fat 130

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 15 g22.4%

Saturated Fat 3.7 g18.3%

Trans Fat 0.4 g

Cholesterol 286.4 mg95.5%

Sodium 321.1 mg13.4%

Total Carbohydrates 66 g22.2%

Dietary Fiber 11.6 g46.4%

Sugars 53 g

Protein 71 g142.5%

Vitamin A 52.1% Vitamin C 64.8%

Calcium 18.4% Iron 32.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Fig & Chicken Skewers Recipe