Reshmi Kebab (Silken Kebabs) Recipe
- 6 almonds
- 6 jalapeno peppers, seeded and chopped
- 8 cloves garlic
- 1 inch piece fresh ginger root, peeled
- 1 cup chopped fresh cilantro
- salt to taste
- 1 lemon, juiced
- ½ cup heavy cream
- 2 pounds skinless, boneless chicken breast halves - cut into 1 1/2 inch pieces
- 2 tablespoons butter
step 1: Place almonds in a small bowl and cover with water. Allow to soak for 15 to 20 minutes; drain. Place almonds, peppers, garlic, ginger, and cilantro into the bowl of a food processor; blend until smooth. Season with salt, and blend in lemon juice. Blend in cream.
step 2: Transfer mixture to a large, non metallic bowl. Place chicken in bowl, and turn to coat. Cover, and marinate in refrigerator for 24 hours.
step 3: Preheat grill for high heat, and lightly oil grate. Remove meat from marinade, and thread onto skewers.
step 4: Brush meat with butter, and arrange skewers on hot grate. Slowly cook the chicken until cooked through.