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Mediterranean Chicken Kabobs

mediterranean chicken kabobs Entree Mediterranean
Mediterranean Chicken Kabobs
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 60 min
  • Servings 6

Fresh herbs, bold garlic and zingy lemon make for a marinade that lasts, so you end up with a flavorful chicken kabob that satisfies without weighing you down. MORE+ LESS-

March 20, 2018

Ingredients

3
large cloves garlic, crushed
2
tablespoons finely chopped fresh or 2 teaspoons dried rosemary leaves
1
tablespoon finely chopped fresh or 1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon pepper
1/4
cup fresh lemon juice
6
tablespoons olive oil
1 1/2
lb boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch pieces
1
large red bell pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
1
large red onion, cut into 1-inch wedges

Steps

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  • 1
    In large shallow glass or plastic dish or resealable food-storage plastic bag, mix garlic, rosemary, oregano, 1/2 teaspoon of the salt, 1/4 teaspoon of the pepper, 3 tablespoons of the lemon juice and 5 tablespoons of the oil. Add chicken; turn to coat. Cover or seal; refrigerate 30 minutes to marinate.
  • 2
    Heat gas or charcoal grill. In small bowl, mix remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon pepper, 1 tablespoon lemon juice and 1 tablespoon oil; set aside.
  • 3
    Remove chicken from marinade; discard marinade. On 6 (10- to 12-inch) metal skewers, alternately thread chicken, bell pepper and onion, leaving space between pieces.
  • 4
    Place skewers on grill over medium-high heat. Cover grill; cook 8 to 10 minutes, turning occasionally and basting with lemon juice mixture, until chicken is no longer pink in center and vegetables are tender. Discard any remaining lemon juice mixture.
 

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
267
% Daily Value
Total Fat
17g
0%
Saturated Fat
3g
0%
Sodium
451mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
6g
0%
Dietary Fiber
1g
0%
Protein
24g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1 Vegetable; 3 Very Lean Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
More About This Recipe
  • These five-star chicken kabobs are the perfect warm-weather meal. Bright and robust Mediterranean flavors combine with succulent chunks of chicken and fresh vegetables for a dinner that satisfies without weighing you down. Thanks to the bold garlic, fresh herbs and zingy lemon, this marinade will infuse your chicken breasts with flavor in just 30 minutes. Basting the kabobs during cooking also helps boost the flavor and allows you to use up that marinade, so no waste! For more ways to make a delicious dinner, keep perusing Betty’s chicken recipes.

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