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Grilled Chicken Skewers

Prep time 20 mins
Cook time 10 mins
Yield 8 Servings
Grilled chicken really doesn’t need much more than olive oil, salt and pepper to reach perfection. Serve skewers with your favorite barbecue sauce if you wish, toss a fresh green salad, and you’ve got dinner.

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 2-inch chunks
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • Salt and pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 184
  • fat 8 g
  • satfat 1 g
  • protein 26 g
  • carbohydrate 0 g
  • fiber 0 g
  • cholesterol 65 mg
  • sodium 662 mg

How to Make It

  1. Soak a package of bamboo skewers in warm water for 20 to 30 minutes; drain. Preheat grill to medium-high.

  2. Thread 3 pieces of chicken on each skewer. Brush chicken with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Douse a paper towel with vegetable oil and, holding it with tongs, carefully oil grill grate (or, away from heat, mist grill grate generously with nonstick cooking spray). Arrange chicken skewers on grill so that they are not touching. Cover grill. Grill chicken until cooked through, 6 to 8 minutes, turning once. Serve hot or at room temperature. Or let them cool, cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate to serve later.