Jerked Chicken and Plantain Kebabs with Papaya Avocado Salsa
- ◦8 boneless chicken thighs, cut into 2-inch chunks
- ◦2 ripe plantains, sliced into 1-inch pieces
- ◦1 red onion, cut into 2-inch chunks; 1 chunk minced
- ◦2 Tbs jerk seasoning
- ◦1 tsp cumin
- ◦Salsa2 ripe avocados, diced
- ◦1 cup diced papaya
- ◦2 Tbs lime juice
- ◦1 tsp orange zest
- ◦2 Tbs orange juice
- ◦1 tsp jerk seasoning
- ◦1/4 tsp salt
◦Prepare charcoal or gas grill, or preheat broiler.
◦To make salsa, stir together all salsa ingredients, plus minced red onion. Set aside.
◦Rub chicken, plantains and chunks of red onion with jerk seasoning and cumin and thread onto 8 long skewers. Place on grill or under broiler and cook, turning once, about 6 minutes per side or until chicken is firm and cooked throughout and plantains and onions are tender.
◦Serve skewers with salsa and rice.