Jammin’ Champion Skewers: Overview

~ With amazing, award-winning fire-roasted-chile hot pepper jelly from Hacienda Maize ~

Jammin' Champion SkewersLots of entertaining to do in this first quarter of 2014!  SuperBowl, X Games, Olympics, Valentine’s Day, March Madness, everyday dining…

Win!  Prepare these versatile, delicious skewers that will delight your every guest. And if you really want to win, have your guests craft and cook the skewers themselves, resulting in delicious conviviality.


  • Meats, Seafood, Tofu…
  • Halloumi cheese cubes (grills beautifully)
  • Vegetables
  • Fruits
  • Hacienda Maize Fire-Roasted Chile Jammin’ Jelly
  • Olive oil
  • Skewers


  1. Mix Hacienda Maize Fire-Roasted Chile Jammin’ Jelly 3-to-1 with olive oil (e.g. 3/4 c. jelly to 1/4 c. oil)
  2. Prepare and baste skewers
  3. Heat your grill/oven/range and coat your cooking surface lightly with olive oil (tongs, paper towels with oil)
  4. At moderately high heat, sear and caramelize your skewers
  5. Upon flipping skewer, baste again

• Chop veggies/fruits/meats in sizes that will cook at a similar pace.  Some ingredients you may want to partially cook in advance (e.g., bacon, bell peppers, potatoes…)
• The possibilities are endless: seafood, meat, tofu, grillable cheese (halloumi), vegetables, fruits, croutons…
• Put your glazing sauce (Jammin’ Jelly and olive oil) in a condiment bottle for easy use
• If using wooden skewers, soak them in water for 1 hour before grilling

See specific recipes courtesy of Chef Brandon Durio via these links:
Jammin’ Champion Chicken n’ Bacon Skewers
Jammin’ Champion Jumbo Shrimp Skewers
Sausage-makers: Chef Brandon assures that you will be “fired up” by the flavor and caramelization you get by including Jammin’ Jelly in your sausage mixture.

Consider, also, Jammin’ Champion Chicken Satay Skewers with Thai Peanut Sauce

And, see these sweet puppies for your game-day entertaining: Cap’n Mike’s Meat Candy

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