Yummy Broiled Chicken Kabobs!

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Hey All!

I don’t know about you, but I’m all about the comfort foods. When I say comfort food, I mean foods that are not only yummy, but nostalgic and bring up some good memories. They are also foods that are fun for me to eat and I love to have them mainly for dinner with my family. That’s what comfort is all about for me. Having a relaxing night at home enjoying the company of the people you love and eating some foods that make you happy. What’s better than foods you don’t have to worry about getting messy with? I love it when I can just pick up what I’m eating (with both hands) and just get messy. I’m super excited to partner with Foster Farms to share one of my favorite comfort food recipes using their Foster Farms Simply Raised Chicken! It’s a healthier twist on chicken kabobs I grew up eating in NYC.

Our original kabobs were soaked in BBQ sauce. When I got older, we would put wine, beer and everything under the sun on them and serve them with bread kind of like a Gyro. I’ve taken my old kabobs and cut out all the junk and made a New Comfort Food recipe with these. I honestly made a New Years resolution to be more health-conscious with my daily life and that includes the way I eat. That’s why I was stoked to learn about Foster Farms Simply Raised Chicken. This chicken is is antibiotic free, locally raised, fresh and natural.

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What’s great about this chicken is, it is grown without any antibiotics ever. Foster Farms offers fresh, all natural chicken that is American Humane Certified and fed a 100% vegetarian diet, without any added hormones or steroids. How awesome is that folks?! It’s the only way we eat chicken these days and I knew immediately that I wanted make some of my favorite Chicken Kabobs with them, only a bit healthier. Usually we would marinade these kabobs in a wine or beer marinade, slap them on the grill, pour some BBQ sauce on them, add fruits to them and a bunch of other stuff. Not the healthiest way to make them I know!

Instead of grilling the chicken kabobs, I decided to broil them and switch up a lot of the ingredients. We also cut out the bread! That’s one thing I’ve needed to cut back on in my diet, since I LOVE bread with a passion. I digress…

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Here is the recipe below! It’s beyond tasty and you’ll definitely love these chicken kabobs.

 

Yummy Broiled Chicken Kabobs!
 
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Recipe type: LUNCH OR DINNER
Serves: 4
Ingredients
  • Ingredients for Marinade:
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • ¾ cup soy sauce
  • ½ cup lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon red pepper flakes
  • Ingredients for Kabobs:
  • 2 Yellow bell peppers
  • 1 Zucchini
  • 1 dozen Pearl onions
  • 2 Foster Farms Simply Raised Chicken Chicken breasts
  • 8-10 Wooden Skewers
Instructions
  1. In a medium to large mixing bowl, combine vegetable oil, soy sauce, lemon juice, minced garlic, and red pepper flakes.
  2. Mix the contents of the bowl then split contents into 2 separate bowls.
  3. Set your kabob sticks in water while you cut the chicken and vegetables
  4. Remove stems and center from yellow bell peppers. Take remainder and into slices ranging between 1-2 inches. Place the slices into one of the marinade bowls.
  5. Slice the zucchini into quarter inch slices. Drop the slices into the same marinating bowl as the bell peppers.
  6. Peel all of the pearl onions and place them all into the same marinating bowl as the bell peppers and zucchini.
  7. Cut the chicken breasts into 1 inch pieces. Drop the chicken into the unused marinade bowl. For health reasons you must keep the vegetables and chicken in separate marinating bowls.
  8. Set your oven to broil as you prepare the kabobs
  9. Remove the kabob sticks from the water and stack the vegetables and chicken on said sticks.
  10. Place the kabobs on an aluminum foil lined tray then brush marinade over the kabobs. Put in oven for 10 minutes.
  11. After 10 minutes take out tray of kabobs and re-brush with marinade. Return to oven for another 10 minutes.
  12. After the final 10 minutes, your kabobs should be cooked and tender. Let set for just 1-2 minutes then serve.
 

That’s the recipe. Here are some step by step photos of the marinading and building the chicken kabobs for your reference as well.

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You can serve them with your favorite side like these baked seasoned potatoes or you can just dig on in and enjoy them just as they are.

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I can’t tell you how flavorful the combination of the Foster Farms Simply Raised Chicken, marinade, pearl onions is.

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I’m obsessed with these chicken kabobs and can probably eat them every day if you let me.

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They are not only visually stunning to look at, but they are easy to make and super fun to eat as well. You can pick them up and dig right in. I’m like a child. I love to bite each piece off the skewer like I’m eating a drumstick or something. My hubby calls me a cave woman! LOL.

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You’re friends and family will definitely be impressed with these chicken kabobs if you serve them at a dinner or lunch. You’ll definitely need to try these ASAP! I hope you enjoyed this twist on my favorite comfort food as much as I do!

For more fun recipes and info about Foster Farms Simply Raised Chicken, visit their website HERE. It’s really my favorite chicken around!

This post is brought to you by Fosters Farm! Thanks for supporting the brands that make this site possible!

So, What does comfort food mean to you?

 

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    Who could imagine that simple chicken can turn to such holiday in combination with vegs! I see this recipe is simple on the one hand and healthy delicious and holiday on the other hand.

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