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Chicken Orange Skewers

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Kabobs are a great money saving meal.You can spread out two chicken breasts to feed four people. It also encourages the kids and picky eater to finally eat their veggies with all the fun colors and who doesn’t like food on a stick? This is a great low-fat, healthy dish that is perfect for weeknight meals or a family bbq.

Prepare your assembly station:

Assemble the skewers with 3 pieces of chicken on each skewer:

Make the sauce:

Glaze the skewers:

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Chicken Orange Skewers
Author: Meagan {I Eat Therefore I Cook}
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Serves: 4
Chicken breasts with zucchini, red onion and oranges with a garlic orange glaze
  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 3/4 red onion
  • 1 navel orange
  • 1 medium zucchini
  • 2 TBSP Olive Oil
  • 1 TSP Garlic Powder
  • 1 TSP Onion Powder
  • 1 TSP Pepper
  • 1 TSP Salt
  • 1 TSP Chili Powder
  • 1 TSP Paprika
  • 1/2 navel orange, juiced
  • 1 TSP Orange Zest
  1. Preheat broiler.Slice zucchini into 1/4 inch pieces.Peel orange and slice orange into bite sized pieces. Slice red onion into small wedges.Slice chicken breasts into 1/2 inch slices and then slice those pieces in half.
  2. Assemble skewers: Add onion, zucchini, chicken, orange and then repeat, having a total of 3 pieces of chicken per skewer. This should make a total of 8 skewers. If you have more chicken and veggies, add it onto the end of the skewers. Place skewers on baking sheet.
  3. Make glaze: Add ingredients together and mix. Brush glaze over skewers. Move oven shelf to highest position. Place skewers under broiler and cook for 20 minutes, flipping the skewers over after 10 minutes. Serve and enjoy!



12 Responses to Chicken Orange Skewers

  1. What a great summer recipe! I’ve actually never put oranges on my skewers and now, I can’t imagine why not. These look great!!

  2. tara pittman says:

    These look so easy to make. I might have hubby makes these for the 4th BBQ.

  3. Cathy Mini says:

    Ooooh these skewers look amazing! I may have to fire up the grill and head to Safeway for skewers!

  4. you final pictures look amazing! I’m so making these, not too much sauce which I love.

  5. Oh wow…these skewers look delicious. I love chicken and orange together, so I bet this tastes amazing. I also don’t see zucchini used that often in kebob-type recipes.

  6. Kristin says:

    We eat skewers all summer long. Yours look amazing!!

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