Small chicken skewer marinated with fondue of mild Gorgonzola and melon

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Small chicken skewer marinated with woodland honeydew and sweet paprika, with fondue of mild Gorgonzola and melon with smoked caramel (with smoked paprika)

Ingredients for 6 persons

For the skewers:
A 600 g (1 1/3 lbm) of chicken breast, 4 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil, 3 tablespoons of woodland honeydew, sweet paprika, red salt from Hawaii

For the fondue with mild Gorgonzola:
125 g (4 2/5 oz) of whole milk, 200 g (7 oz) of mild Gorgonzola, 20 g (5/7 oz) of butter, two egg yolks, salt and pepper

For the caramelized Melon:
3 slices of Mantuan melon PGI (with reticulated skin), 30 g (1 oz) of salted butter, 60 g (2 1/9 oz) of cane sugar, smoked paprika, some drops of lemon juice

Preparation

Wash the chicken breast and dice it
Prepare the marinating sauce by heating in a small saucepan some oil with the honeydew and the paprika
Put all these ingredients into a freezer bag and rub carefully. Let them stand in cool for at least one hour
Heat a saucepan with butter and milk, let the Gorgonzola melt down. Season to taste. Add the two yolks out of heat just before serving it
Heat the oven to 250° (482 °F) with the grill function
Skewer the chicken dices in wooden sticks and place them onto a baking tray, covered with parchment paper
Bake them for around 10-12 minutes (until they get light brown). Season with salt
In the meantime prepare the caramelized Melon: cut the Melon into 1,5 cm (3/5 inch) dices
Heat a non-stick pan with butter, sugar and lemon. Take it to caramelizing point, add the Melon and the smoked paprika. Sautés carefully, let it become glossy and finally add a fistful of sugar
Prepare the dish

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