Alabama-Style Chicken Kebabs
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Anonymous June 2, 2021
The chicken was GREAT. But the “dipping sauce” was AMAZING! To me, its all about that basting sauce! Advantage of this recipe over a “marinade?” You don't have to think about this the day, or hours before, to marinate over night, or whatever! I don't always plan ahead! This one is good to go, right away! I haven’t tried it yet, but I also think the reserved basting sauce would make a good salad dressing! I think I could drink that stuff! One other tip: dont cut the pieces of chicken too small, or overcook!
Anne May 3, 2021
Have you tried marinating the chicken pieces in the sauce (reserving some) before grilling and still basting??
inpatskitchen May 4, 2021
Hi Anne! I haven't because the chicken was so tender without time in a marinade. I don't see why it wouldn't be wonderful by doing it though....hope you let me know how it turns out if you do.
Hollis R. March 7, 2019
most, if not all, Alabama White Sauce recipes i've read call for a heck of a lot more pepper -- and it probably should be fresh-cracked on a *big* setting on a pepper mill, unless crunching on large-ish nuggets of black pepper isn't to your liking. i like the idea of using the Alabama (Black Peppery) White Sauce as a dip, once it's been properly peppered.
inpatskitchen March 7, 2019
Thanks for your interest Hollis! This was just another "take" on white sauce (sweeter with a different heat than black pepper and horseradish). Hope you give this a try!
Zach August 11, 2018
Signed up to thank you for this recipe. If anyone is out off by the mayonnaise (I was) just go ahead and make it. The flavors come together amazingly. I almost didn't make it after tasting the sauce. I'm so glad I did!
Linda D. July 13, 2018
Thank you so much for the most flavorful moist chicken kabobs I have ever eaten, Pat. The next time I make this, I will try horseradish or harissa instead of the sambal oelek. I will keep the ingredient ratios in mind as I do not care to have that much sauce on hand. I have a very small refrigerator (we live in a motor home) and space is at a premium.
inpatskitchen July 13, 2018
Thanks Linda! I'm so happy you enjoyed...horseradish is traditional in the sauce so I'm sure the kebabs will be great!
Caroline C. September 4, 2017
I made these kabobs (again) at a family BBQ and people went nuts for them! My nephew (11) has demanded these for his birthday dinner. The key is to baste and turn on a well prepared grill so that you get the perfect ratio of juicy chicken to bits of charred edges.
Lisa H. June 28, 2017
These kebabs were terrific! Very juicy and flavorful. I did use two tablespoons of sambal oelek and next time, I may use even a little bit more. We had quite a bit of leftover sauce, which I used to grill a pork tenderloin a few days later. This one is a keeper for sure.
inpatskitchen June 28, 2017
Thanks so much Lisa! Leftover sauce is terrific on all sorts stuff (my fave is shrimp!)
Theresa June 19, 2017
I had high hopes for this chicken BBQ recipe. Having spent a bit of time in Alabama, I wanted to introduce a bit of Alabama BBQ flavor to my husband and sons. Unfortunately, it was not for them. Although they said the chicken was very moist, they didn't like the BBQ basting sauce AT ALL and this recipe went into the category of "unanimous thumbs down" :(
inpatskitchen June 19, 2017
Sorry you weren't happy but I understand that everyone has different tastes. Hopefully you've found a chicken kebab you like.
Jennifer M. June 1, 2017
I made Smashed Potatoes...
Lorrie H. May 31, 2017
This was great! Thanks! Any ideas about what to serve with?
inpatskitchen June 1, 2017
Thanks Lorrie! We usually have a spinach salad with it but any of the usual BBQ sides would be great: slaw, corn on the cob, etc.
Jennifer M. May 1, 2017
Making this tonight as I have chicken breasts that have nothing to do and a jar of mayo that is bored.
inpatskitchen May 1, 2017
Once that sambal gets added to the mayo it won't be bored! Thanks for trying this...sure hope you like it.
Jennifer M. May 2, 2017
Made it...it was fantastic! My husband loved it! I wasn't able to grill it outside due to weather but used grill pan. Will make again!!
inpatskitchen May 2, 2017
I'm so happy you liked it.Thanks!! I'm planning this for dinner as soon as we get rid of this rain....
Nanners May 28, 2016
Just grilled this tonight on charcoal barbeque and my husband who is not a fan of chicken,,,, said that this is the best chicken he has ever had, THANK-YOU FOR SHARING.... this meal was absolutely fantastic and can not wait to share with my friends. KUDOS to you!!
Allison W. April 15, 2016
This looks delicious! Do you think it would be ok with egg-free mayo?
Caroline C. December 17, 2015
I made these on an indoor grill pan since there are heaps and heaps of snow outside. The results looked just like the photo above: Charred edges, juicy, flavorful meat. Very delicious.
Idalu October 30, 2015
Made this fir a BBQ this past summer and everyone wanted more including the kids. A keeper.
Christinekim June 28, 2015
How long should the chicken cook for, or should I be testing with a thermometer till they reach 165? Thanks
inpatskitchen June 28, 2015
A thermometer is a good idea... timing depends on your grill so I can't give you an accurate one.
Jennifer June 17, 2015
We made this with chicken wings and they were gone instantly! I was hoping for leftovers, but no luck! Simply delicious! I will make this again and again. Thanks so much for sharing!
Ronna R. June 16, 2015
We made these yesterday, exactly as the recipe indicates (other than we used our on hand "Rooster Sauce"- Sriracha, instead of sambal oelek). It is FANTASTIC. We've never had grilled chicken that wasn't marinated turn out THIS moist and THIS delicious!! It was even good as leftovers..cold!! We will make this again, and again, and again! It was awesome! We did a side of grilled mushrooms, onions, zucchini and yellow squash. It was HEAVEN!
inpatskitchen June 16, 2015
THANK YOU...THANK YOU...THANK YOU!! We just love this too...so happy you enjoyed!
Jean N. May 8, 2015
My family loved this. I grilled some skewers of mini peppers and onions along with the chicken kabobs, great combo.
karencooks May 8, 2015
Thanks for suggesting skewering and grilling mini peppers and onions!!! I will definitely do that the next time I make this recipe.
inpatskitchen May 8, 2015
Thanks so much Jean! I'm so happy all enjoyed and love the idea of peppers and onions to go along with the chicken!
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