Recipe of the Week: Spicy Peanut Butter Chicken Skewers


Spicy Peanut Butter Chicken Skewers             yield: 4 servings


2lbs, chicken thighs, boneless and skinless, cut into 1” chunks

1/4c Peanut butter powder, (PB2)

2T sea salt, fine

1t turmeric

1t granulated Garlic

2t granulated Onion

2t ginger powder


  • Mix peanut butter powder, salt and spices together with a whisk. Make sure mixture is combined thoroughly and even.
  • Toss chicken chunks in peanut butter powder seasoning.
  • Make sure to get chicken surface completely covered.

Sweet and spicy dippin’ sauce


1T Fish sauce

2ea garlic cloves, peeled and smashed

1/4c Ginger, fresh and sliced into 1/8” thick

1T Chili flake

1T soy sauce or tamari

2T Rice vinegar

3T Mirin

3T honey

2T sesame seeds


  • Combine all sauce ingredients into a small non-reactive sauce pot. Bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer and then reduce liquid by half. Strain off and add sesame seeds. Serve warm or cold for dipping the chicken into.
  • Serve topped with chopped cooked cilantro, fresh lime juice, radish, slices of Fresno chili and scallion.
  • Also great to add some lettuce leaves and make lettuce wraps.
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Born and raised in the suburbs of Saint Paul, MN, Brandon has immersed himself into being a local and sustainable advocate for delicious living. Working for the best Chef’s in the Twin Cities before becoming the Residence Chef at the Minnesota Governor’s Residence and personal Chef for the Zimmern family. Foraging, eating, parenting, writing, cycling, consulting, catering and hosting pop up dinners are what his free time entails.