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Lemony Asian Chicken Skewers

Lemony Asian Chicken Skewers

Check out this easy, delicious and healthy recipe for Grilled Lemony Asian Chicken Skewers. They are perfect for a quick weeknight dinner. Too cold to grill? You can always bake your skewers. Just make sure to keep a close eye on them so they don’t burn.

Grilled Lemony Asian Chicken Skewers

Grilled Lemony Asian Chicken Skewers

Yield: 6 skewers
Prep Time: 4 hours
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 4 hours 15 minutes

Looking for an easy and delicious recipe for dinner this week? Make these Grilled Lemony Asian Chicken Skewers!

Ingredients

  • 3 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into cubes
  • 2 Tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, pressed/minced
  • 1 1/2 tsp dehydrated onion powder
  • zest and juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 Tbsp dried parsley

Instructions

  1. Place cut chicken into a large Ziploc bag.  Combine other ingredients in a bowl and mix well.  Pour over chicken in Ziploc.  Press air out of bag and marinate overnight or at least 4 hours.
  2. Thread chicken onto metal skewers.  Discard the remaining marinade. Grill until chicken is done (watch closely because you don't want the small pieces to dry out).
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 109Cholesterol: 36mgSodium: 404mgCarbohydrates: 5gSugar: 4gProtein: 12g

Recipe Notes: I served this with grilled veggies and brown rice.  We grilled red bell pepper, zucchini, onions, mushrooms and garlic scapes in a grill basket.  Spritz with a bit of olive oil and sprinkle with seasoning salt prior to grilling.  Yum!

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Merry

Thursday 21st of July 2011

Merry, this is lovely! This is perfect for summer when it's too hot to be stuck in the kitchen, you can prep the evening before and grill the next day. So healthy, too!

Merry

Thursday 21st of July 2011

You're name is Merry too????? If so...that is so cool! Glad you stopped by!

Jen

Thursday 21st of July 2011

Thanks girl! I'm so glad you loved this recipe....it's one of my faves. In the winter, you could broil the skewers in the oven :)

Merry

Thursday 21st of July 2011

I thought about broiling them. Good to know that it turns out that way too.

RoryBore

Wednesday 20th of July 2011

I definitely want to come to your house for dinner :)

Merry

Thursday 21st of July 2011

Anytime!

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