"Ono-lishious": Grilled Sesame Chicken Satay Papaya Salad with Hoisin Balsamic Vinaigrette

Total Time:
2 hr 31 min
Prep:
25 min
Inactive:
2 hr
Cook:
6 min

Yield:
6 to 8 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • Chicken Satay (Skewered Chicken):
  • 4 to 6 large chicken breast, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 8 ounces hoisin sauce (found in international section in grocery store)
  • 4 to 5 cloves minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons cooking sherry
  • 12 to 16 skewers (if wooden, soak in water for 15 to 20 minutes)
  • 1/2 cup roasted white and black sesame seeds
  • Papaya Salad:
  • 1 ripened papaya
  • 1/2 lime, juiced
  • Mixed greens
  • 1/2 cup fresh large diced tomatoes
  • "Hoisin" Balsamic Vinaigrette (pronounced Hoy - Seen):
  • 3/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 cup hoisin sauce
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 small Maui sweet onion - sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 4 -6 sprigs fresh basil leaves
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 1/4 cups extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • Freshly cracked pepper
Directions
  • For the Chicken Satay: Combine the first 8 ingredients to coat chicken. Let marinate for 2 hours. Skewer 3 to 4 cubes of chicken per stick. Sprinkle chicken with sesame seeds. Set aside before grilling.

  • For the Papaya Salad: Cut papaya in half, seed and skin. Cut papaya into quarters, then cut into thin slices. Squeeze the lime juice over the papaya and arrange on plate over mixed greens.

  • For the "Hoisin" Balsamic Vinaigrette: Combine the first set of ingredients in blender. With blender on, emulsify by adding oil slowly until well blended. Add salt, sugar and pepper, to taste. Set aside.

  • Preheat grill to 400 degrees F. Place skewers on hot grill and cook 3 minutes then turn. Baste chicken with marinade. Cook chicken for another 3 minutes. Check chicken for doneness. Place the skewers over the salad and garnish with diced tomatoes. Drizzle with vinaigrette before serving.

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