Our Best Grilled Chicken Kebabs

Grill pieces of chicken on skewers alongside a variety of vegetables and fruits for one-dish chicken meals that represent a number of global cuisines.

  • Mediterranean Grilled Chicken Kebabs
    Becky Luigart-Stayner

    Mediterranean Grilled Chicken Kebabs

    Marinate chicken 30 minutes in a tangy-sweet mixture of orange juice and pomegranate molasses, and then grill the chicken pieces with orange sections and sprinkle with fresh mint.
  • Chicken Kebabs with Creamy Pesto
    Photo: John Autry; Styling: Mindy Shapiro Levine

    Chicken Kebabs with Creamy Pesto

    Use the vegetables you have on-hand with chunks of protein-rich chicken for a 20-minute family-friendly meal.
  • Boka Dushi (Dutch West Indian Chicken Kebabs)
    Randy Mayor; Jan Gautro

    Boka Dushi (Dutch West Indian Chicken Kebabs)

    This is the Dutch West Indian version of the classic Indonesian saté. The chicken is marinated in a mixture of soy sauce, molasses, lime juice, ginger, turmeric, and chile paste and served with a spicy peanut sauce.
  • Chicken Kebabs and Nectarine Salsa
    Photo: John Autry and Randy Mayor; Styling: Cindy Barr

    Chicken Kebabs and Nectarine Salsa

    This company-worthy meal has a hint of spice from the chicken that is balanced by the flavors from the nectarine salsa.
  • Yogurt-marinated Chicken Kebabs with Israeli Couscous
    Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Dan Becker

    Yogurt-marinated Chicken Kebabs with Israeli Couscous

    Before grilling the chicken on skewers, coat the pieces in a mixture of yogurt, garam masala and curry powder for authentic Indian flavor.
  • Caribbean Chicken Kebabs with Lime-Cayenne Butter
    Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Jan Gautro

    Caribbean Chicken Kebabs with Lime-Cayenne Butter

    Create the flavor of the islands by grilling chicken on skewers with pinepple, onion and bell pepper pieces, and topping with a spicy lime butter.
  • Grilled Chicken Kebabs with Romesco Sauce
    Photo: Leo Gong; Styling: Dan Becker

    Grilled Chicken Kebabs with Romesco Sauce

    Grill seasoned chicken pieces on skewers and serve with a thick roasted red pepper sauce made by blending roasted red bell pepper, nuts, garlic and crusty bread.
  • Chicken Shawarma
    Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Jan Gautro

    Chicken Shawarma

    Shawarma is a Middle Eastern dish of garlicky meat or poultry served on pitas. This chicken version is flavored with a savory yogurt sauce.
  • Chicken Skewers with Soy-Mirin Marinade
    Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross

    Chicken Skewers with Soy-Mirin Marinade

    Create a grilled chicken dish with Japanese flavor by marinating the chicken in a mixture of soy sauce and sweet rice wine and grilling on skewers with bell pepper and sprinkling with sesame seeds.
  • Chicken Satay
    Photo: John Autry; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross

    Chicken Satay

    Create an Indonesian-style meal by serving these spiced grilled chicken skewers with rice noodles tossed with cilantro, sesame seeds and sesame oil.
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