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Spiedini is Italian for "little skewers". These grilled kebabs are paired with a zesty sauce of herbs, nuts, citrus, and capers. For a backyard barbecue, prepare the salsa up to a day ahead, and assemble the skewers earlier in the day. Coat with cooking spray and seasonings just before grilling.

Joanne Weir
Recipe by Cooking Light June 2008

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Credit: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Cindy Barr

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Yield:
6 servings (serving size: 2 spiedini and 2 1/2 tablespoons salsa)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Soak 12 (10-inch) wooden skewers in water 30 minutes to prevent burning.

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  • Prepare grill to medium-high heat.

  • To prepare salsa, combine first 12 ingredients; set aside.

  • To prepare spiedini, thread chicken and zucchini alternately onto each of 12 (10-inch) skewers. Coat spiedini with cooking spray; sprinkle evenly with 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/8 teaspoon pepper. Place on grill rack; grill 6 minutes or until done, turning once. Serve with salsa.

Nutrition Facts

187 calories; calories from fat 26%; fat 5.5g; saturated fat 0.9g; mono fat 2.9g; poly fat 1.1g; protein 28.7g; carbohydrates 6.3g; fiber 2.2g; cholesterol 66mg; iron 2.1mg; sodium 376mg; calcium 56mg.
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