This barbecue recipe is a match made in heaven. Celestial star fruit (also called carambola) is a striking addition to this chicken dish, an Italian-Indian mix.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • For basting sauce, in a small bowl combine vinegar, olive oil, rosemary, cumin, coriander, black pepper, and red pepper. On twelve 6-inch skewers, alternately thread star fruit and onions.

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  • Lightly grease the rack of an indoor electric grill or lightly coat with cooking spray. Preheat grill. Place chicken on the grill rack. If using a covered grill, close lid. Grill until chicken is tender and no longer pink. (For a covered grill, allow 4 to 6 minutes, brushing once with basting sauce the last 1 minute of grilling. For an uncovered grill, allow 12 to 15 minutes, turning and brushing once with basting sauce halfway through grilling.) Remove from grill; cover and keep warm.

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  • Add kabobs to the grill rack. If using a covered grill, close lid. Grill until kabobs are heated through. (For a covered grill, allow about 3 minutes. For an uncovered grill, allow about 5 minutes, turning once halfway through grilling.) Brush kabobs with basting sauce.

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  • To serve, if desired, toss rice with orange peel. Serve chicken and kabobs over rice. If desired, drizzle with preserves. Makes 6 servings.

Nutrition Facts

313 calories; 5 g total fat; 1 g saturated fat; 66 mg cholesterol; 69 mg sodium. 35 g carbohydrates; 2 g fiber; 29 g protein; 41 RE vitamin a; 16 mg vitamin c; 50 mg calcium; 3 mg iron;

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