Chicken Kabobs Mexicana

Chicken Kabobs Mexicana


"Chicken and veggie skewers marinated in cilantro, lime, and cumin. Serve with rice, salsa, and warm tortillas."


1 h 40 m servings 166 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 166 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 7.9 g
  • 12%
  • Carbs:
  • 9.4g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 15.2 g
  • 30%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 34 mg
  • 11%
  • Sodium:
  • 49 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a shallow dish, mix together olive oil, cumin, chopped cilantro, and lime juice. Season with salt and pepper. Add chicken, and mix well. Cover, and refrigerate for at least one hour.
  2. Preheat grill for high heat.
  3. Thread chicken, zucchini, onion, red bell pepper, and tomatoes onto skewers.
  4. Brush grill with oil, and arrange skewers on hot grate. Cook for approximately 10 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through, turning to cook evenly.
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  1. 162 Ratings


Perfect. Other than adding some fresh, minced garlic to the marinade, I made this exactly as written. Beautiful, delicious, and oozing with simple, fresh, Mexican flavors. Some reviewers though...

Ridiculously good. I marinated the meat overnight,and included maybe 1/2 teaspoon of diced garlic in the marinade. I threw the zucchini and peppers in the marinade for the last hour, and then to...

Made this dish twice and thought I'd better get my review in! Wonderful! Husband and young sons loved it. Served over a bed of chicken rice, salad and warmed potato rolls on the side. Looking ...

AWESOME! Hubby and 4 small children loved it! I added minced garlic as well to the marinade. Am making it again tonight as the family is requesting it. I'm constantly amazed at the reviews on he...

My BF loves (LOVES) cilantro ... he calls it the "secret ingredient" for anything. So I HAD to make this and it didn't dissapoint. He asked "how'd you get the cilantro flavor into the chicken?...

WOW! This was sooo good! I served this for dinner to friends and we all agreed this was great. I only marinated the meat for an hour and it was soo full of flavor, I was shocked. I drizzled ...

The cilantro made the chicken taste awesome and it was so quick and easy to prepare.

Outstanding! A little work so make sure you have plenty of time and a couple of extra hands, but well worth it!

The cumin taste was very strong and overpowered the chicken (and this is coming from someone that likes cumin). The chicken was tender, but any chicken that is marinated and grilled in this fas...