Sesame Chicken Plaits with Papaya Cucumber Relish

  • People

    Serves 4

  • Prep Time

    25 min.

  • Cooking Time

    40 - 50 min.

  • Difficulty


  • BBQ Temperature


  • Method



the Ingredients

Chicken Plaits 1


  • 600g chicken breast ( or turkey breast)
  • 35g teriyaki sauce
  • 1 orange, zest and juice
  • 1/2 tsp. coriander, ground
  • 1/2 tsp. cardamom, ground
  • 50g sesame seed, white
  • 50g sesame seed, black


  • 1 papaya
  • 1 cucumber
  • 50g ginger
  • 1 red chilli
  • 1 tbsp. rapeseed oil
  • 20g honey
  • Chilli, ground
  • Salt

Special Equipment

  • GBS Griddle
  • Bamboo Skewers
  • iGrill Thermometer


    In the Kitchen:

  • Soak the bamboo skewers in water.
  • Cut the chicken breasts lengthwise into 1.5 cm thick strips.
  • Combine teriyaki sauce, orange zest, coriander and cardamom. Season with chili and salt.
  • Rub the meat with the sauce and roll half in white and the other half in black sesame seeds.
  • Alternate the black and white strips to create plait, thread them onto skewers and brush with a little oil.
  • Peel and halve the papaya and cucumber, remove the seeds and cut the flesh into small cubes.
  • Peel and chop or grate the ginger.
  • Cut the chili in small cubes and mix with Papaya, cucumber, ginger and a little oil.
  • At the barbecue:

  • Prepare the barbecue for direct heat approx. 160 °C
  • Cook the plaits over direct heat for about 4-5 minutes from each side.
  • Move them to the indirect heat and rest until they reached a core temperature of about 73 °C.
  • Place the Griddle over direct heat, preheat for a few minutes then add the papaya-cucumber mix and cook for about 10-15 minutes.
  • After 5 minutes add orange juice, honey, chili and salt. Mix well and serve with chicken.

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