Tuesday, 4 August 2015

Cilantro Lime Chicken Kebabs

Garlic, red pepper, lime and cilantro make a zesty marinade for chunks of chicken breasts before threading them on skewers and putting in the oven

½ cup fresh lime juice
2 teaspoons kosher salt
½ teaspoon fine pepper
1 teaspoon crushed red pepper
2 teaspoons garlic, minced
½ cup cilantro, chopped
½ cup olive oil
4 (6-ounce) boneless, skinless chicken breasts
Choice of vegetables cut into chunks...eg onion, bell pepper, mushrooms, tomatoes
  • Cut the chicken into bite sized chunks
  • Place in zipper-seal bag.
  • Mix marinade ingredients and pour over chicken.
  • Marinate at least 2 hours or overnight.
  • Soak wooden skewers in water to prevent them burning
  • Remove chicken from bag.
  • Thread chicken on the skewers, alternating with the vegetables
  • Pre heat the oven to 400 degrees.
  • Spray a non stick pan with cooking spray and place skewers ½ inch apart on pan.
  • Bake for 20-30 minutes, turning halfway,  until cooked through.

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