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Lemon Garlic Chicken Kabobs

These Chicken Kabobs are made with tender and delicious chicken marinated in a tangy lemon garlic dressing. Load them up with your favourite vegetables and get grilling!  A perfect summer dinner.

You can make these Chicken Kabobs with any cut of chicken that you prefer, and add what ever types of vegetables you like! They’re versatile, loaded with flavour and perfect for barbecue season!

a white plate with stacks of barbecued Chicken Cape Kabobs

It’s all about the marinade!

The marinade for this chicken is out-of-this-world delicious.  Really truly.  It’s garlicky, lemony and so so flavourful!  I’ll definitely be using this marinade again and again!

Chicken Cape Kabobs {A Pretty Life}

Recipe Tips:

  • Marinate the chicken in the marinade for at least one hour, but overnight will make them most flavourful!
  • These kabobs can be made with chicken thighs or chicken breast.
  • Use your favourite vegetables!  Here are some examples:  zucchini, onion, peppers, grape tomatoes, mushrooms, pineapple
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Lemon Garlic Chicken Kabobs

These Chicken Kabobs are made with tender and delicious chicken marinated in a tangy lemon garlic dressing. Load them up with your favourite vegetables and get grilling!  A perfect summer dinner.

  • Prep Time: 1 hour, 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 35 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x
  • Category: Chicken
  • Method: Barbecue

Ingredients

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  • 3 medium boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 tbsp lemon juice (fresh (juice of one medium lemon))
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp white wine
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup fresh minced cilantro
  • 2 fresh yellow peppers

Optional vegetable additions:

  • 1 inch red onion, cut into 1/2 squares
  • 1 inch small zucchini, cut into 1/2 squares
  • 1 cup whole mushrooms, cut in half
  • grape tomatoes

Instructions

  1. Cut the chicken into 1 1/2 inch cubes. Place in a large bowl or resealable plastic bag.
  2. Sprinkle with salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  3. Pour on the fresh lemon juice, olive oil and white wine. Toss to coat chicken pieces.
  4. Scatter the finely minced garlic and cilantro over the chicken and toss well.
  5. Cover the dish or seal the bag, and place in the refrigerator to marinate for at least one hour, preferably over night.
  6. Cut peppers into 1 inch squares.
  7. Soak eight wooden skewers in warm water for 20-30 minutes. Thread chicken onto skewers alternating with yellow peppers and any additional vegetables you would like.
  8. Place the skewers on plate and baste with any remaining marinade.

Let’s BBQ!

  1. Heat your grill to medium-high.
  2. Grill kabobs until lightly browned and the internal temperature of the chicken reaches 165 degrees C, approximately 7-10 minutes per side. Baste along the way with any leftover marinade and turn half-way through cooking.

Notes

Marinate the chicken in the marinade for at least one hour, but overnight will make them most flavourful!

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