Special equipment: 12 wooden skewers, soaked in water for 2 hours Fryer
For the marinade: mix together onion, scallion, thyme, salt, sugar, allspice, nutmeg, cinnamon, hot pepper, black pepper, soy sauce, oil and vinegar. These ingredients can also be combined in a food processor. Preheat the fryer. Skewer 2 1/2 ounces of chicken onto each skewer. Place the skewers in a shallow baking dish and cover with the marinade. Marinate in the refrigerator overnight. Place the skewers onto a hot grill and grill until done, about 2 to 3 minutes per side. Place the Yucca fries in the fryer and fry the fries until golden brown. Remove and drain on paper towels. Season with salt. Place 3 of the skewers on the left side of the plate. Place green tai leaf on the other end of the plate and top with a wedge of fresh pineapple. Place 6 ounces of cooked yucca fries in the middle of the plate. Place 3 ounces of cucumber sauce in a souffle cup next to the skewers and serve.
Peel and seed cucumbers and roughly chop. Add sour cream and mayonnaise. Add rest of ingredients and puree in a blender.
This recipe was provided by a chef, restaurant or culinary professional. It has not been tested for home use.
Recipe courtesy of Bob Marley’s Restaurant, in Orlando, Fl., 2000