Spicy Blueberry BBQ Chicken Skewers
- 16 metal or water soaked wood skewers
- 4 chicken breasts cut into 2 in strips
- Salt and Pepper to taste
- 2 t Dried Rosemary
- 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
Blueberry BBQ sauce
- 1/4 cup minced onion
- 1 tablespoon minced fresh jalapeño chile seeded
- 1/4 cup ketchup
- 1/4 cup rice wine vinegar
- 3 tablespoons light brown sugar
- 3 tablespoons Dijon mustard
- 1 teaspoon Tabasco
- 2 cups fresh or frozen blueberries
- Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
Chicken Skewer Directions
Marinate chicken with lemon, juice salt and pepper and rosemary for about 5 to 10 minutes
Thread chicken strips on skewers like a satay.
Grill until almost cooked through.
Brush with BBQ sauce (directions below)
Grill until caramelized and cook completely
Blueberry BBQ sauce directions
Heat the oil in a nonreactive saucepan. Add the onion and jalapeño and cook over moderate heat, stirring, until onion is translucent, about 3 minutes.
Add the ketchup, vinegar, sugar, mustard, and Tabasco. Bring to a simmer.
Add the blueberries and simmer over low heat, stirring until thickened, about 10 minutes.
Puree the sauce in a blender or food processor until smooth. Pass through a strainer and season with salt and pepper.
Serve additional BBQ sauce with the chicken skewers
Make Ahead - this sauce can be made several days in advance and refrigerated. This will keep for 3 - 4 days tightly covered in the refrigerator
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