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Honey-Citrus Chicken Kabobs Recipe

Honey-Citrus Chicken Kabobs Recipe

It only takes 30 minutes to marinate the chicken for these tangy lemon-lime skewers. They are easy to assemble and grill, and fun to eat! -Amanda Mills of Austin, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup lime juice
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 each medium green, sweet red and yellow pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the lime juice, lemon juice, honey and garlic. Pour 1-1/4 cups into a large resealable plastic bag; add chicken. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate for at least 30 minutes. Cover and refrigerate remaining marinade for basting.
  • 2. Drain and discard marinade. On eight metal or soaked wooden skewers, alternately thread chicken and peppers.
  • 3. Using long-handled tongs, moisten a paper towel with cooking oil and lightly coat the grill rack.
  • 4. Grill, covered, over medium-hot heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 8-10 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink, turning and basting frequently with reserved marinade. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

2 kabobs equals 194 calories, 3 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 63 mg cholesterol, 57 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 24 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 starch, 1 vegetable.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.