Yucatan Chicken Skewers with Papaya-Tomatillo Marinade


  • 1 teaspoon Sue Bee® Honey
  • 9 boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 1/4 cup coarsely chopped cilantro
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon minced jalapeno
  • 2 tablespoons finely diced red onions
  • 4 medium tomatillos
  • 1 large papaya
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 cup chili powder
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 cup fresh orange juice
  • 36 wooden skewers
  • salt & freshly ground black pepper


For marinade

  • In a food processor, combine all ingredients except the olive oil and process for 30 seconds.
  • With motor running, add the oil through the feed tube and process until emulsified.

For chicken

  • Combine chicken and marinade in a zip-lock plastic bag.
  • Refrigerate 4 to 6 hours or overnight.
  • Prepare your grill or broiler.
  • Thread each piece of chicken onto 2 skewers flattening the meat so it stays flat on the grill.
  • Grill about 4 minutes on each side until done, basting once on each side with extra marinade.
  • Serve with the salsa.
Aunt Sue's Pro Recipe Tip: For every 1 cup of sugar, substitute 1/2 to 2/3 cup honey.
Aunt Sue's® Pro Recipe Tip: For every 1 cup of sugar, substitute 1/2 to 2/3 cup honey.

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