Lemon Pepper Chicken Kebabs

07.21.2018

Before summer is gone you need to try these Lemon Pepper Chicken Kebabs at least once! Bite size chicken pieces are soaked in a fresh lemon pepper marinade then threaded onto skewer sticks with tender summer veggies and perfectly grilled to get that delicious char. It’s a dinner everyone will love!

Lemon Pepper Chicken Kebabs

Lemon Chicken

Lemon chicken has always been one of my favorite kinds of chicken. I’ve already shared a handful of lemon chicken recipes. Here’s a list for you to try after you try these delicious Lemon Pepper Kebabs:

You can never have too many different lemon chicken recipes right? And these Lemon Pepper Chicken Kebabs are one is a new summer staple recipe! I love the tangy lemon complimented by the kick of the black pepper, such a good pairing.

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Lemon Pepper Chicken Kebabs

Ingredients for This Kebab Recipe

  • Chicken Breasts
  • Squash and zucchini
  • Red onion
  • Lemons
  • Fresh rosemary
  • Garlic
  • Olive oil
  • Salt and pepper

(Scroll below for full recipe.)

Lemon Pepper Chicken Kebabs

How to Make These Lemon Pepper Chicken Kebabs

First you’ll whisk together the marinade ingredients, olive oil, lemon juice and zest, garlic, rosemary, salt and pepper.

Place the chicken pieces in a gallon size resealable bag, pour marinade over chicken the seal bag while pressing out excess air. Rub marinade over chicken and let marinate in refrigerator 1 – 2 hours.

Lemon Pepper Chicken Kebabs

Preheat grill to medium-high heat. Remove chicken from marinate then thread onto (water soaked) wooden skewers or metal skewers, along with disks of zucchini and squash and red onion pieces.

Lemon Pepper Chicken Kebabs

Grill kebabs until cooked through, turning once halfway through, about 5 minutes per side (center of chicken should register 165 degrees on an instant read thermometer). Serve warm.

Lemon Pepper Chicken Kebabs

Vegetables for These Kebabs

If you have bell peppers (chopped), grapes/cherry tomatoes or mushrooms those would be other good vegetables to substitute here.

Then serve these with buttered parmesan rice, cauliflower rice or orzo to complete the meal.

Lemon Pepper Chicken Kebabs

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Lemon Pepper Chicken Kebabs

5 from 1 vote

Bite size chicken pieces are soaked in a fresh lemon pepper marinade then threaded onto skewer sticks with tender summer veggies and perfectly grilled to get that delicious char. It's a dinner everyone will love!

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Chicken Kebabs, lemon chicken
Servings: 5
Calories: 302 kcal
Author: Jaclyn

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tsp lemon zest
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced (1 Tbsp)
  • 1 Tbsp minced fresh rosemary
  • 1 1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper, them more to taste
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 lbs. boneless skinless chicken breasts, diced into 1 1/4-inch pieces
  • 2 small zucchini, sliced into 1/4-inch thick disks
  • 2 small yellow squash, sliced into 1/4-inch thick disks
  • 1 large red onion, peeled and cut into wedges

Instructions

  1. In a mixing bowl whisk together olive oil, lemon juice, lemon zest, garlic, rosemary, pepper and salt.

  2. Place chicken breasts in a gallon size resealable bag and pour marinade over chicken.

  3. Seal bag while pressing excess air out and rub marinade over chicken.

  4. Transfer to refrigerator and let rest 1 - 2 hours. If using wooden skewers soak in water at least 1 hour.

  5. Preheat a grill over medium-high heat to about 425 degrees.

  6. Thread chicken, zucchini, squash and red onion onto skewers.

  7. Brush grill grates lightly with oil then place kebabs on grill.

  8. Grill about 5 minutes per side or until center of chicken registers 165 degrees on an instant read thermometer.

  9. Season with more pepper to taste if desired and serve warm.

  10. Recipe source: Cooking Classy

Nutrition Facts
Lemon Pepper Chicken Kebabs
Amount Per Serving
Calories 302 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14g 22%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 87mg 29%
Sodium 632mg 26%
Potassium 966mg 28%
Total Carbohydrates 11g 4%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 5g
Protein 31g 62%
Vitamin A 6.3%
Vitamin C 43.3%
Calcium 4.6%
Iron 6.8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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1 comment

  • Audrey Park: Looks good! cant wait to try it! August 17, 2018 at 6:37pm Reply

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