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Glazed Chicken Skewers

These glazed chicken skewers are the perfect blend of sweet and savory with a sticky sake and soy sauce glaze. Perfect for a summer grilling party, or pair with bok choy for an easy weeknight meal.

Tasty Team
91% would make again

Under 30 minutes

Glazed Chicken Skewers

Under 30 minutes


for 6 servings

  • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken thighs (455 g), cut into 1-inch (2 1/2 cm) chunks
  • 1 cup green onion (150 g), sliced into 1-inch (2 1/2 cm) pieces
  • 3 tablespoons canola oil
  • ½ cup soy glaze (120 mL)
  • green onion, thinly sliced, to garnish

Soy Glaze

  • 1 cup soy sauce (235 mL)
  • ¼ cup rice vinegar (60 mL)
  • ¼ cup sake (60 mL)
  • ¼ cup sugar (50 g)

Special Equipment

  • bamboo skewer, 6-inch (15cm)

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 252
  • Fat 6g
  • Carbs 24g
  • Fiber 0g
  • Sugar 21g
  • Protein 21g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. Skewer 3-4 pieces of chicken and green onions in an alternating pattern on a bamboo skewer. Repeat with remaining chicken & onions.
  2. Heat oil in a pan over medium-high heat.
  3. Sear 3-4 skewers at a time and flip when the undersides are golden brown.
  4. In a medium pot, combine all ingredients for glaze and bring to a boil until the bubbles start to become sticky and glossy.
  5. Brush the glaze on the skewers evenly and cook for about 4 more minutes, flipping every minute and glazing occasionally.
  6. Cool, then serve with additional green onions on top!
  7. Enjoy!
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Glazed Chicken Skewers