What you will need to make this Easy Mediterranean Chicken Kabobs.
Feel free to sub in your own vegetables or fruit such as tomatoes or pineapplefor example.
Chicken Breast- About two poundscut into 1- 1 ½″ chunks. Make this meatless by using Firm Tofu instead.
Olive Oil– ½ cup.
Garlic– 3 Clovescrushed or minced.
Lemon Juice– ¼ cup.
Seasonings– ½ tablespoon total. This could include saltpepper, or a mixed seasoning.
Peppers- 2yellow green or red. Cut this into chunks that are the same size as the chicken.
Onion-1 sliced into wedges if possible.
Zucchini- 1-2 depending on sizesliced.
How to make these Easy Mediterranean Chicken Kabobs.If you have not prepared your skewers, you can put them in water now to soak.
Place your cut up chicken into a large zip top bag.
In a mixing bowl or large measuring cup, whisk together your olive oil, garlic, lemon juice and seasonings. Pour half of this mixture over the chicken in the bag. Cover the remaining mixture and place it into the refrigerator for use later.
Seal the top of the zip bag and evenly distribute the marinade over the chicken. You can shake it or toss it between your hands or do what method works best for you. Then place the bag into the refrigerator for at least a half hour to marinate the chicken. This is a good time to slice up your vegetables if you have not done so. Slice them into the same or close to the same size as the chicken has been sliced into for best results.
When you are ready to make your kabobs, preheat the grill to a medium high setting. Assemble the ingredients on the skewers, alternative the ingredients. Then discard the bag with the marinade that the chicken had been soaking in.
Grill the kabobs until the chicken has been cooked through. This should take about 10-12 minutes, rotating the skewers as needed. You can brush on the remaining marinade while the chicken is cooking to keep the chicken moist.
Feel free to sub in your own vegetables or fruit such as tomatoes or pineapple, for example.Also, you can make this barbecued recipe more vegan friendly. Make this recipe without meat by substituting in tofu for the chicken. For best results, look for a Firm Tofu (like one of these) . Also, prepare the grill grate for nonstick before placing it on top of the fire.Popular choices for Mediterranean Diet vegetables for kabobs include zucchini, peppers, tomatoes, and onions. Cut these up to the size of your chicken chunks (1- 1 ½″).Simply cut your chicken into 1 to 1 ½″ chunks. Then you can place the chicken into a zip top bag with your marinade to soak while you prepare the other elements of your kabobs.
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