Mediterranean Chicken Kebabs

Yield:

6 servings (serving size: 2 kebabs and 2 tablespoons marinade)

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Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 18 Minutes
Other: 1 Hour, 30 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 256
Caloriesfromfat 47 %
Fat 13.3 g
Satfat 3 g
Protein 22 g
Carbohydrate 12.5 g
Fiber 1.6 g
Cholesterol 74 mg
Iron 1.7 mg
Sodium 280 mg
Calcium 39 mg

Ingredients

12 (10-inch) wooden skewers
1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon honey
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 large red onion, halved
1 1/2 pounds skinless, boneless chicken thighs, cut into 2-inch pieces
2 large zucchini, cut into 1-inch slices
Cooking spray

Preparation

1. Soak skewers in water 30 minutes.

2. While skewers soak, combine vinegar and next 4 ingredients in a small bowl, stirring with a whisk. Cut each onion half into 6 wedges.

3. Thread 2 pieces of chicken, 2 zucchini slices, and 1 onion wedge onto each skewer. Place kebabs in a shallow dish; add marinade. Cover and chill 1 hour, turning occasionally.

4. Prepare grill.

5. Remove kebabs from dish, reserving marinade. Coat kebabs with cooking spray. Place on grill rack. Cover and grill 14 to 16 minutes or until chicken is done, turning twice.

6. Bring reserved marinade to a boil in medium saucepan; boil 1 minute. Remove from heat; drizzle over skewers.

Note:

Carolyn Williams,

Oxmoor House Healthy Eating Collection

October 2006