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Fruit and Chicken Kabobs

Makes: 4 servings
Prep 30 mins Marinate 4 hrs Grill 15 mins
Fruit and Chicken Kabobs
  • 1  pound  skinless, boneless chicken breasts
  • 3  tablespoons  reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 4  teaspoons  honey
  • 4  teaspoons  red wine vinegar
  • 1/2  teaspoon  curry powder
  • 1/2  teaspoon  ground allspice
  • 1/4  teaspoon  bottled hot pepper sauce
  • 1  medium red onion, cut into 1-inch wedges
  • 1  nectarine, seeded and cut into 1-inch pieces, or 1 papaya, peeled, seeded, and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2  cups  hot cooked couscous or rice

1. Rinse chicken; pat dry. Cut chicken into 1-inch pieces. Place chicken in a plastic bag set in a shallow dish. For marinade, in a small bowl stir together soy sauce, honey, vinegar, curry powder, allspice, and hot pepper sauce. Pour over chicken. Close the bag. Marinate chicken in the refrigerator for 4 hours, turning bag occasionally. Remove chicken from marinade, reserving the marinade.

2. In a saucepan cook the onion in a small amount of boiling water for 3 minutes; drain. Thread the chicken, nectarine or papaya pieces, and partially cooked onion alternately onto eight 6-inch metal skewers.

3. Grill the kabobs on the rack of an uncovered grill directly over medium-hot coals about 15 minutes or until chicken is tender and no longer pink, turning skewers occasionally. Place reserved marinade in a small saucepan. Bring to boiling. Cook, uncovered, for 1 minute. Pour marinade through a strainer, reserving liquid.

4. Before serving, brush kabobs with the strained marinade. Serve kabobs with hot cooked couscous or rice. Pass any remaining marinade. Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition Facts (Fruit and Chicken Kabobs)
  • Servings Per Recipe 4,
  • cal. (kcal) 374,
  • Fat, total (g) 4,
  • chol. (mg) 59,
  • sat. fat (g) 1,
  • carb. (g) 54,
  • fiber (g) 9,
  • pro. (g) 30,
  • vit. A (IU) 340,
  • vit. C (mg) 22,
  • sodium (mg) 462,
  • calcium (mg) 30,
  • iron (mg) 2,
  • Fruit () 1,
  • Starch () 2,
  • Lean Meat () 3,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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