Sunkist Citrus Chicken Satay and Almond Yogurt Dipping Sauce Recipe

Sunkist Citrus Chicken Satay and Almond Yogurt Dipping Sauce Recipe Image

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Best with Sunkist® Lemons, Oranges, Grapefruit
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  • 2 lbs. Chicken tenders
  • 1/4 Sunkist® lemon juice, fresh squeezed
  • 1/4 cup Sunkist® grapefruit juice, fresh squeezed
  • 1 Tbsp. Sunkist® lemon zest
  • 1 Tbsp. Ginger, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves Garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp. Chili pepper, crushed
  • 1/2 Tbsp. Curry powder
  • 2 Tbsp. Honey
  • 1 tsp. Salt
  • as needed Bamboo skewers, soaked in water

    Almond Yogurt Dipping Sauce:
  • 1 cup Cilantro
  • 2 cups Plain yogurt
  • 3 cloves Garlic
  • 1 Sunkist® lemon juiced
  • 1 Sunkist® orange juiced
  • 3/4 cup Almonds, toasted
  • 1/4 tsp. Cayenne
  • 1 tsp. Paprika
  • 1 tsp. Cumin
  • 1/2 tsp. Salt

Instructions: (Makes 8 servings)

  • Almond Yogurt Dipping Sauce:
  • Place the yogurt, garlic, lemon and orange juice in a blender and purée on high speed until blended.
  • Add the almonds, cayenne, paprika and cumin and puree until blended.
  • While blending, slowly incorporate the cilantro and season with salt.

    Citrus Chicken Satay:
  • Add the chicken to the marinade. Cover and marinate overnight.
  • Thread each piece of chicken on to individual skewers.
  • Grill or pan sear just before service.
  • Serve with Almond Yogurt Dipping Sauce.

    Recipe courtesy of Chef Jill Davie, The Sunkist Lemon Lady® and Fine Living Network Personality