Cooking On A Budget: Aloha Chicken Kebabs!

Cooking On A Budget: Aloha Chicken Kebabs!

Chicken Kebabs

Source: Muscle & Fitness

If you love hosting summer picnics, cookouts, or barbecues right in your back yard, you know that offering delicious foods to your guests is a must! There are so many delicious summer recipes out there, it can be hard to select just a few. Today, we are sharing a super delicious and affordable recipe for Aloha Chicken Kebabs! These delicious chicken kebobs combine flavors that results in a savory meal. Give this recipe a try at your next family picnic or cookout.

Aloha Chicken Kebabs Ingredients:

  • 1/3 cup of ketchup
  • 1/3 cup of dark brown sugar (be sure to pack it into the measuring cup)
  • 1/3 cup of low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup of pineapple juice
  • 4 tablespoons of olive oil, divided you will need a little bit more for brushing the grill)
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons of rice vinegar
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced (the equivalent of 4 teaspoons)
  • 1 tablespoon of minced ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon of sesame oil
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 3/4 pound of boneless/skinless chicken breast, chopped into 1 1/4-inch cubes
  • 3 heaping cups of freshly cubed pineapple (about 3/4 of a 3 pound pineapple)
  • 1 1/2 large green peppers (diced the peppers into 1 1/4-inch pieces)
  • 1 large red onion (dice the onion into 1 1/4-inch pieces)

Aloha Chicken Kebabs Supplies:

  • Grill
  • Kebob skewers
  • Whisk

Aloha Chicken Kebabs Directions:

Whisk together the ketchup, brown sugar, soy sauce, pineapple juice, 2 tablespoons of olive oil, rice vinegar, minced garlic, ginger, and sesame oil. Add in 3/4 teaspoon of ground pepper and add salt to taste. Reserve 1/2 cup of the mixture. Pour the remaining marinade into a plastic bag or bowl and add in the chicken that has been chopped into cubes. Marinade the chicken for approximately 1 to 2 hours. While the chicken is marinating in the refrigerator, soak the kebob skewers in water for one hour. When your chicken is close to being done marinating, turn on your grill so that it reaches approximately 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Next, drizzle the remaining 2 tablespoons of olive oil over the red onion, bell pepper, and pineapple and toss together. Season with salt and pepper, then begin to place the onions, peppers, and marinated chicken cubes on the skewers. Brush some olive oil onto the grill grates before placing the kebobs on the grill. Grill the kebobs for approximately 5 minutes and then brush the reserved marinade. Rotate, and brush the other side with the marinade. The skewers are finished cooking when the chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165 degrees Fahrenheit. Enjoy the kebobs warm!

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