Chicken Kabobs With Veggies

Food on a stick isn’t just for fried snacks at the fair. Kebobs are a fun way to quickly cook up a healthy meal on the grill, in a pan, or in the oven! These chicken kabobs are the perfect example. It’s loaded with lean protein and fresh vegetables, and it only takes 24 minutes to make from start to finish.

It’s easy to modify a chicken kabob recipe to fit your preferences – just stack them with any of your favorite veggies. For this kebob recipe, we chose onions, yellow bell peppers, and zucchini to compliment the high-protein chicken. But you can also swap in squash, tomatoes, or mushrooms. If it can fit on a stick, it’s fair game!

Once you’ve picked your perfect combinations of veggies, it’s time to cook up the kebobs. If it’s summertime, head outside and throw them on the grill. No grill (or weather that’s amenable to standing outside)? No problem. You can also cook these chicken kebobs in a pan on the stove, or broil them in the oven.

This really is a fool-proof recipe, so novice cooks, take note! It only requires four ingredients, it can be made with tons of variations so you don’t bore your taste buds, you can cook it on multiple appliances, and it takes less than 30 minutes to make. If you’re looking for an easy chicken recipe to make after a busy day of work (or when you’re just feeling a bit lazy), this is the perfect option.

To keep things as simple as possible, we only seasoned these chicken kabobs recipe with salt and pepper. When you choose fresh, flavorful veggies, that’s really all you need! But if you want to kick things up a few notches, you can mix and match your favorite herbs, spices, and marinades for this dish.

Veggie and Chicken Kabobs Recipe
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Veggie and Chicken Kabobs

These chicken kabobs are piled high with cubed chicken breast and crisp onions, zucchini, and bell peppers. They can be grilled on the barbecue, on a stove-top, or even broiled in the oven.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword veggie chicken kabobs
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 9 minutes
Total Time 24 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 208 kcal
Author Openfit

Ingredients

  • 4 medium onions cut into 8 1-inch pieces
  • 4 medium yellow bell peppers cut into 8 1-inch pieces
  • 4 small zucchini cut into 8 1-inch pieces
  • 12 oz. raw chicken breast boneless, skinless, cut into 16 1-inch cubes
  • Sea salt (or Himalayan salt) and ground black pepper to taste; optional

Instructions

  1. Preheat grill (or broiler) on high.


  2. Place two pieces of onion, bell pepper, and zucchini onto a skewer. Add 1 piece of chicken. Repeat, so the skewer has four pieces of each veggie and 2 pieces of chicken. Repeat with seven remaining skewers.


  3. Season with salt and pepper (if desired).


  4. Grill (or broil) skewers for 6 to 9 minutes, turning every 2 minutes, or until veggies are tender-crisp and chicken is no longer pink in the middle.

Recipe Notes

The Nutrition Facts box below provides estimated nutritional information for this recipe.

Nutrition Facts
Veggie and Chicken Kabobs
Amount Per Serving (2 skewers)
Calories 208 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2g 3%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 48mg 16%
Sodium 132mg 6%
Total Carbohydrates 26g 9%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugars 8g
Protein 24g 48%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Photographs by Anguel Dimov