Chicken Shish Kebab: A Healthy Alternative

5187102552 d7e0ebcb4b1 300x199 Chicken Shish Kebab: A Healthy AlternativeI think we can all agree that shish kebabs make for delicious meals. With the Holiday coming right up, I’m sure this will come in handy as an extra dish to spice up your parties. It’s great for socializing, and it’s fun to make and eat.

Kebabs can be made of almost any meat. Pork and beef are pretty high in fats, so it’s understandable if some are not enthusiastic about these. In that case, then this recipe by Sarabeth Asaff will be just right for you. Instead of using pork or beef, we’ve got one that uses chicken. Yes, it’s got less fat, and it’s certainly something you’d like to try out yourself. Just remember to put some effort on the marinade. That’s the secret to its great taste.

Chicken Shish Kebab

Chicken Marinade Recipe


1 Cup of Lemon Juice

1/2 Cup of Olive Oil

10 – 12 Large, Fresh Basil Leaves

1/2 Teaspoon Salt

1/2 Teaspoon White Pepper


  • Rip the basil leaves by hand, tearing them into small pieces about the size of a dime
  • Cover the pre-cut chicken with the ripped basil leaves
  • Add the salt and pepper to the chicken and basil leaves
  • Pour the lemon juice and olive oil over the seasoning and chicken
  • Cover the container and shake well to mix and dissolve the seasoning
  • Allow to marinate for a minimum of 20 minutes and up to 1 hour before assembly

Chicken Kebab Recipe

Makes 8 Kebabs


1lb Chicken Breast Tenders Cut into Bite Sized Pieces


1 Orange Pepper

2 Small Yellow Squash

Package of Baby Bella Mushrooms

Package of Grape Tomatoes

1 Zucchini

8 Shish Kebab Skewers


  • Soak wooden kebab skewers in a container of water for 15 minutes
  • Chop the zucchini, summer squash and pepper into pieces the size of a silver dollar
  • Assemble the shish kebabs by alternating one piece of chicken with a vegetable, mixing up the vegetables so that each skewer has at least one of each; larger skewers can contain more
  • Place the finished kebabs on a broiler tray in the oven and broil on high for 10 minutes
  • Turn the kebabs and continue broiling on high for an additional 5 – 10 minutes, checking at 5 minutes for readiness
  • Serve the kebabs with hot rice

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Marlon Mata

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