Italian Chicken Kabobs

A serving tray filed with cooked chicken kabobs

Italian Chicken Kabobs are deliciously easy and fun to make.  These kabobs make any dinner time memorable.  Chicken kabobs are a great family dinner recipe.

A serving tray filed with cooked chicken kabobs

Italian Chicken Kabobs

Italian Chicken Kabobs are deliciously easy and fun to make.  This is a great dinner recipe to make together as a family.  Spending time together in the kitchen is always a win, win; the meal is made, lessons are learned and conversations take place.

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

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).

Here is the recipe to marinate, skew, broil and share…

Italian Chicken Kabobs

A serving tray filed with cooked chicken kabobs

Ingredients

  • 4 pounds of boneless chicken breasts
  • 6 oz. tomato paste
  • ¼ cup balsamic vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder

Instructions

Cut the chicken into pieces.

Stir together the tomato paste, balsamic vinegar, olive oil, Italian seasoning, onion powder, sea salt and garlic powder. 

Add the chicken to the marinade, cover and refrigerate for an hour.

Skew the chicken. 

Place the skewers on a broiler pan or baking sheet.

Broil the chicken on medium to high until it’s fully cooked; approximately 15-20 minutes depending on the size of your chicken pieces.

Notes

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More on Making this Recipe:

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 before adding the chicken kabobs for an easy clean up.

Cooking with Kids: Every recipe is filled with life skills that encourage children’s confidence in the kitchen. Here are a few to focus on when making this recipe:

  • Following directions
  • Measuring ingredients
  • Cutting and knife safety
  • Stirring
  • Skewing
  • Marinating
  • Broiling and oven safety

A Great Side Dish:  Wondering what to have with these Italian Chicken Kabobs?  I’ve got you covered with these Baked Zucchini Fries.  They are a great way to add veggies to the plate.  Follow the link below for all of the ingredients and directions.


Baked zucchini Fries on a white plate

Zucchini Fries Recipe Link

 

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