Chicken Kebabs with Salsa

Be sure not to crowd the pieces of chicken on the skewer because all the pieces might not get done.

Yield:

2 servings (serving size: 1 skewer and about 1/2 cup tomato mixture)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 247
Caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
Fat 5.3 g
Satfat 1.1 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 40.8 g
Carbohydrate 8.6 g
Fiber 2 g
Cholesterol 99 mg
Iron 1.9 mg
Sodium 298 mg
Calcium 34 mg

Ingredients

3/4 cup chopped seeded tomato
1/4 cup chopped avocado
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1 tablespoon chopped green onions
1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
1 teaspoon finely chopped jalapeño pepper
1/4 teaspoon minced garlic
3/4 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, cut into 1-inch pieces
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
2 teaspoons low-sodium soy sauce
1 teaspoon minced garlic
Cooking spray

Preparation

1. Combine first 7 ingredients. Cover and chill.

2. Place chicken in a shallow dish. Combine 2 tablespoons lime juice, soy sauce, and garlic. Pour over chicken. Cover and marinate in refrigerator 1 hour.

3. Prepare grill.

4. Remove chicken from marinade, reserving marinade. Place marinade in a small saucepan; bring to a boil, and remove from heat. Thread chicken onto 2 (10-inch) skewers. Place chicken on grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill, covered, 6 to 8 minutes or until chicken is done, turning occasionally, and basting with reserved marinade.

5. Spoon tomato mixture onto a serving plate; place chicken kebabs over tomato mixture.

carbo rating: 7

Note:

The Complete Step-by-Step Low Carb Cookbook

January 2005