Italian Chicken Kabobs make a Flavorful and Easy Dinner

Italian chicken kabobs are a great recipe to marinate, skew and broil together for an easy and delicious dinner.

Italian Chicken Kabobs make a Flavorful and Easy Dinner


Nutrition per serving:

351 Cals, 33.3g Protein, 2.4g Carbs, 11.3g Fat

Italian chicken kabobs are a whole new way to enjoy an Italian flavored dinner together.  This marinated chicken recipe goes great with bruschetta, salad, pasta dishes and my Baked Zucchini Fries (recipe link provided below).

Italian Chicken Kabobs are deliciously easy and fun to make.  Any meal prep creates an opportunity to spend time together as a family, which in turn, provides time to share life skills and good conversation. This recipe will certainly do all of that as you marinate, skew and broil together!

Recipes are always a great way to encourage kids to experiment with foods and taste new combinations.

Equipment Needed


Cutting board



Can opener

Measuring spoons

Baking sheet

Parchment paper


Shopping List


Tomato paste

Balsamic vinegar

Olive oil

Italian seasoning

Onion powder

Sea salt

Garlic powder

More thoughts on making these Italian Chicken Kabobs

16 servings? This is based on a half pound per person. The left-overs are perfect for another lunch, dinner or after school snack. And, teenagers often eat more than a half pound ~ just saying!

Wooden Skewers: If you are using wooden skewers, soak the skewers for 20 minutes in water before adding the marinated chicken and cooking.

Time Saving Tip: Make the marinade add it into a freezer bag or other airtight container, add the chicken and make sure it’s completely coated. Freeze the mixture so that on a busy night you can pull the marinated chicken from the freezer and let it marinate.

Clean Up: Line your pan with foil or parchment paper before adding the chicken kabobs for an easy clean up.

Side Dish Love: Consider serving these Italian Chicken Kabobs with Baked Zucchini Fries; it’s a winning combination.

Measurements and Nutritional Information: The nutrition per serving provided is based on specific ingredients and brands and is offered to give you an estimated value; it was measured as 4 servings. You can utilize Very Well Fit to add in any changes in ingredients and brands you use to give you more accurate information.

Yield: 5

Italian Chicken Kabobs

Cooked chicken kabobs on a platter ready to serve


  • 4 pounds of boneless chicken breasts
  • 6 oz. tomato paste
  • 3 oz. balsamic vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder


  1. Cut the chicken into pieces.
  2. Stir together the tomato paste, balsamic vinegar, olive oil, Italian seasoning, onion powder, sea salt, and garlic powder. 
  3. Add the chicken to the marinade, cover, and refrigerate for at least an hour.
  4. Skew the chicken. 
  5. Place the skewers on a broiler pan or baking sheet.
  6. Broil the chicken on medium to high until it’s fully cooked; approximately 15-20 minutes depending on the size of your chicken pieces.

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