Grilled Barbecue Chicken Kabobs

Simply delicious chicken and veggie skewers with a tangy citrus sauce go from the grill to the table in no time.

  • Prep Time 45 min
  • Total Time 45 min
  • Servings 4

1/2
cup barbecue sauce
1/4
cup orange marmalade
1
lb boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 3/4-inch pieces
1/2
medium red onion, cut into 1-inch chunks
1
medium red bell pepper, cut into 1-inch chunks
2
tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
1
teaspoon seasoned salt

  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. In small microwavable bowl, mix barbecue sauce and marmalade. Remove 1/4 cup of the sauce mixture to small dish; set aside.
  • 2 On each of 4 (11-inch) metal skewers, thread chicken pieces, leaving 1/4-inch space between each piece. On 4 additional skewers, thread onion and bell pepper chunks, leaving 1/4-inch space between each piece. Brush chicken and vegetables with oil; sprinkle with seasoned salt.
  • 3 Place kabobs on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 10 to 15 minutes, turning kabobs 2 or 3 times and brushing chicken and vegetables with reserved 1/4 cup sauce mixture during last 5 to 8 minutes of grilling, until chicken is no longer pink in center.
  • 4 Microwave remaining barbecue sauce mixture uncovered on High 20 to 30 seconds or until thoroughly heated. Serve sauce with kabobs.

Expert Tips

Serve kabobs with coleslaw and baked beans for a down-home dinner.

Barbecue sauces vary widely in flavor, from a manufacturer’s original flavor to hickory, mesquite, honey, spicy, honey-mustard, sweet, sassy and low-sodium varieties. Experiment to find your favorite.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
320
(
Calories from Fat
90),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
11%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
70mg
70%;
Sodium
740mg
740%;
Total Carbohydrate
30g
30%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
22g
22%
),
Protein
25g
25%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%;
Vitamin C
35%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.