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Caribbean-Spiced Chicken Kebabs

Oxmoor House
Hands-On time 12 mins
Total time 4 hrs, 24 mins
Yield Serves 4 (serving size: 1 kebab)
You can make this super spicy with hot pepper sauce or omit it altogether and enjoy the milder spices of the Caribbean that are totally kid friendly. If you use wooden skewers, make sure to soak them in water first, or you’ll set them on fire. Serve with some Greek yogurt and chopped cilantro as a dipping sauce, if desired.


  • 3/4 cup diced onion
  • 1/4 cup lower-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons ground allspice
  • 2 teaspoons fresh thyme leaves
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 green onions, minced
  • 4 (6-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • Cooking spray

Nutrition Information

  • calories 364
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • fat 16.6 g
  • satfat 1.6 g
  • monofat 9.5 g
  • polyfat 4.5 g
  • protein 41.2 g
  • carbohydrate 11.7 g
  • fiber 2 g
  • cholesterol 99 mg
  • iron 1.9 mg
  • sodium 656 mg
  • calcium 57 mg

How to Make It

  1. Place all ingredients except chicken and cooking spray in food processor; process until smooth. Pour marinade into a large heavy-duty zip-top plastic bag. Add chicken; seal bag, turning to coat. Marinate in refrigerator 4 hours, turning occasionally.

  2. Preheat grill to medium-high heat.

  3. Remove chicken from bag; discard marinade. Pat chicken dry with paper towels. Thread chicken evenly onto 4 metal skewers. Place on grill rack coated with cooking spray. Cook 10 minutes or until done, turning after 5 minutes.

  4. Kids Can Help: Another way to get kids excited about cooking is to let them in the spice cabinet! Spices like ginger, cinnamon, and cloves all smell wonderful. Kids can measure the spices for you before sprinkling them into the food processor.

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