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Grilled Asian Chicken Skewers

Grilled Asian Chicken Skewers combine a delicious Asian marinade with cubed chicken breasts, onions, peppers, and zucchini. Serve it over a bed of rice or go low-carb with cauliflower rice. So tasty!

Course Main Dish
Cuisine Chinese
Keyword asian dinner, chicken skewers, grilled asian chicken skewers
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 5 servings
Calories 243 kcal
Author Sue Ringsdorf

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds chicken breast or tenders - cut into chunks
  • 1/3 cup low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 Tablespoons chili paste - more for extra heat (I use 2 tablespoons)
  • 2 Tablespoons oyster sauce
  • 4 Tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 1 lime freshly squeezed
  • 3 cloves garlic - minced
  • 1 large zucchini squash - sliced
  • 1/2 large red bell pepper - cubed
  • 1/2 large yellow bell pepper - cubed
  • 1/2 large red onion - cubed
  • rice or cauliflower rice - to serve

Instructions

  1. In a mixing bowl, combine the soy sauce, chili paste, oyster sauce, brown sugar, sesame oil, lime juice, and garlic. Reserve about 1/4 cup, and pour remaining marinade into zip-lock bag or a dish with a lid. 

  2. Cut chicken breast into 1.5 inch cubes, add it to the marinade, and place in refrigerator for a couple of hours or overnight. 

  3. Prepare veggies by cubing them.

  4. Heat an outdoor grill (or indoor grill works too), to medium high heat.

  5. Place chicken and vegetables on skewers, leaving a little bit of room on the ends for flipping.

  6. Grill chicken skewers until done inside (about 165 degrees on a digital thermometer), approximately 20 minutes or so.

  7. Serve chicken skewers over rice or cauliflower rice. Add reserved marinade if so desired.

Nutrition Facts
Grilled Asian Chicken Skewers
Amount Per Serving
Calories 243 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 87mg29%
Sodium 932mg41%
Potassium 825mg24%
Carbohydrates 18g6%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 13g14%
Protein 31g62%
Vitamin A 721IU14%
Vitamin C 70mg85%
Calcium 38mg4%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.