Grilled Chicken Kebabs

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Categories: Dinner, Kid-Friendly, Lunch
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Servings: 4


Juice of 3 lemons

Zest of 2 lemons

2 garlic cloves, minced

½ teaspoon salt

Freshly ground pepper to taste

¼ cup olive oil

4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves, cut into 1-inch chunks

Metal skewers, or wooden ones soaked in water


  1. In a medium bowl, mix together lemon juice, lemon zest, garlic, salt, and pepper. Slowly whisk in oil to form a marinade.
  2. Put chicken in a shallow dish and drizzle with marinade. Let marinate at room temperature about 10-15 minutes.
  3. Prepare grill. Thread chicken onto skewers and grill for about 5-7 minutes per side, until cooked through.

Nutrition Information

(For ¼ of recipe) 200 calories; 3 g carbohydrate; 27 g protein; 8 g fat (2 g sat); 0 g fiber; 365 mg sodium. Exchanges: 4 very lean meats; 1.5 fats.


Side suggestions: Tomato-avocado salad.  Mix together 1 diced avocado, 2 diced tomatoes, 2 T minced red onion, ½ t salt, and juice of 1 lemon. Let sit for a few minutes and then serve with chicken. Couscous.