Ingredients:Boneless chicken breast, 2 inch cubes - 1.5 lbs
Ginger paste - 2 tablespoons
Garlic paste - 2 tablespoons
White/Black pepper powder 1 teaspoon
Salt - to taste
Green chillies paste - 2 teaspoons or according to taste
Mace powder - 1/4 teaspoon
Nutmeg powder - 1/4 teaspoon
Cheese, grated and mashed (Mozzarella/Cheddar or a blend of both) - 1/2 cup
Fresh cilantro (coriander) leaves,chopped - 2 tablespoons
Egg, lightly beaten - 1
Heavy cream - 1/2 cup
Butter, melted - for basting
1) Marinate the chicken cubes with ginger, garlic paste, pepper, salt, green chillies, mace and nutmeg. keep aside for about half an hour.
2) Add the cilantro, beaten egg and cheese to the chicken.
3) Lastly, add the cream and mix gently. Marinate the chicken in this mixture for 3 - 4 hours in the refrigerator.
4) Put the chicken pieces onto bamboo or metal skewers. If using bamboo skewers make sure to soak them in water for at least 3-4 hours before using , preferably overnight so that they do not burn.
5)Line a baking tray with aluminium foil, put the skewered chicken on it and place it in the topmost rack of the oven .Broil for 4-5 minutes on each side until the chicken is cooked thoroughly. Baste with butter or the leftover marinade so that the chicken does not dry out. You can also grill it in an outdoor grill.
If you are using small bamboo skewers you can serve the chicken along with the skewers for an elegant presentation.