Skewers of Rosemary Chicken and Zucchini

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If using wooden skewers, soak them in lemon juice for 30 minutes before grilling. This moistens the skewers so they don't char during grilling, and it infuses the food with more flavor from the inside out.
6 servings (serving size: 2 skewers)


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2 tablespoons grated lemon rind
1 1/2 tablespoons chopped fresh rosemary
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided
2 teaspoons minced garlic, divided
1 1/2 pounds skinless, boneless chicken breast, cut into 3/4-inch pieces
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1 1/4 pounds zucchini, cut into 3/4-inch pieces
Cooking spray


Place rind, rosemary, 1 tablespoon oil, and 1 teaspoon garlic in a large zip-top plastic bag. Add chicken; seal bag and refrigerate 1 hour.

Prepare grill.

Combine 1 tablespoon oil, 1 teaspoon garlic, juice, salt, and pepper, stirring with a whisk.

Thread chicken and zucchini alternately onto each of 12 (12-inch) skewers. Place kebabs on grill rack coated with cooking spray, and grill 12 minutes or until chicken is done, turning once. Drizzle with juice mixture.

Created date

April 2004

Nutritional Information

Calories 183
Caloriesfromfat 30 %
Fat 6.1 g
Satfat 1 g
Monofat 3.7 g
Polyfat 0.8 g
Protein 27.4 g
Carbohydrate 4.1 g
Fiber 1.4 g
Cholesterol 66 mg
Iron 1.4 mg
Sodium 370 mg
Calcium 38 mg