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Lemon Chicken Skewers

 Lemon Chicken Skewers
Says Margaret Wagner Allen of Abingdon, Virginia, "This easy-to-assemble recipe, with tender chunks of chicken and garden-fresh zucchini and cherry tomatoes, is always a hit when we have a party."
6 ServingsPrep: 10 min. + marinade. Grill: 15 min.


  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1-1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-1/2-in. pieces
  • 3 medium zucchini, halved lengthwise and cut into 1-1/2-inch slices
  • 3 medium onions, cut into wedges
  • 12 cherry tomatoes


  • In a large bowl, combine the first nine ingredients; set aside 1/4
  • cup for basting. Pour half into a large resealable plastic bag; add
  • chicken. Seal bag and turn to coat. Pour the remaining marinade into
  • another large resealable plastic bag; add the zucchini, onions and
  • tomatoes. Seal bag and turn to coat. Refrigerate chicken and
  • vegetables for up to 4 hours or overnight.
  • Drain and discard marinade. Alternately thread chicken and vegetables
  • onto metal or soaked wooden skewers. Grill, covered, over medium

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Lemon Chicken Skewers (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • heat for 6 minutes on each side or until chicken juices run clear,
  • basting occasionally with reserved marinade. Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: One serving equals 219 calories, 6 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 66 mg cholesterol, 278 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 29 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 vegetable.
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