Summer Fun with Healthy Chicken Veggie Kebobs

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Summer Fun with Healthy Chicken Veggie Kebobs
Published in Healthy Life Burlington | about 1 year ago

There’s nothing better than sunshine, great friends, and a BBQ. Whether you are on the patio, or at the beach; you can cook up some healthy goodness.

Light up the BBQ

Typically barbecue cooking includes burgers, hot dogs, and all kinds of rich, meaty dishes. Loads of BBQ sauce makes everything extra-juicy. As delicious as they are, a lot of these items rank low on the nutritional scale.

Let’s make this summer full of nutrition and deliciousness.

Who doesn’t love Kebobs and this Chicken Veggie recipe will be a smashing hit at your next BBQ!

Tender, juicy chicken and flavorful veggies like zucchini, bell peppers, and onions steal the show when dressed in a mouthwatering marinade of bold, tangy flavors. A beautiful blend of soy sauce, savory honey, aromatic garlic, and olive oil coats the veggies and chicken, giving them incredible flavor. Stuffed with fiber and satisfying protein, these mouthwatering kebabs deliver a well-balanced meal on a stick.

Chicken Veggie Kebobs

Servings: 6  Serving Size: 2 kebobs  Calories: 291 - Total Fat: 10g - Saturated Fat: 2g - Trans Fat: 0g - Cholesterol: 83 mg -Sodium: 1228 mg - Carbohydrates: 21g - Fiber: 3g - Sugar: 15g - Protein: 29g

Ingredients

Kebobs

1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cubed

1 medium to large zucchini, sliced into thick rounds

1 red bell pepper, stemmed, seeded, and chopped into 1-inch pieces

1 green bell pepper, stemmed, seeded, and chopped into 1-inch pieces

1 sweet onion, peeled and cut into 1-inch piece wedges

Marinade

2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

1/3 cup lite soy sauce

2 tablespoons honey

2 garlic cloves, minced

1 teaspoon black pepper

8 skewers, if bamboo or wood, soak in warm water for 20-30 minutes first to prevent splintering

Healthy Tips

Chicken Veggie Kebobs

Directions

Whisk together all ingredients for marinade. Add chicken cubes to marinade and let sit for 20 minutes.

Thread vegetables and chicken on skewers, alternating between poultry and vegetables.

Oil grates of a grill set to medium-high heat.

Once grill is hot, add kebobs and cook for about 5 to 7 minutes per side or until chicken is cooked through and veggies are slightly tender.

Enjoy! Have Fun! Feed yourself and your friends Delicious Healthy Foods!

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