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Spicy Peanut Chicken Kabobs

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min.

Makes

8 appetizers

A little sweet, a little sour, and a whole lot of flavor! These kabobs make a wonderful accompaniment to any party or get-together. —Nancy Zimmerman, Cape May Court House, New Jersey
Spicy Peanut Chicken Kabobs Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup reduced-fat creamy peanut butter
  • 3 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch cubes

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine the first 10 ingredients. Set aside 3 tablespoons marinade for sauce. Pour remaining marinade into a large resealable plastic bag; add onion and chicken. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate overnight. Cover and refrigerate sauce.
  2. Drain and discard marinade. Thread chicken onto eight metal or soaked wooden skewers.
  3. Grill chicken, covered, on an oiled rack over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 4-5 minutes on each side or until no longer pink. Brush with reserved sauce before serving.

Nutrition Facts

1 kabob: 94 calories, 3g fat (1g saturated fat), 31mg cholesterol, 275mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 13g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 1/2 fat.

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