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Moroccan Style Grilled Chicken Skewers

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  Skinless boneless chicken breast halves 4
  White wine vinegar 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Honey 2 Tablespoon
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Ground cumin 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Paprika 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground red pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Garlic clove 1 Large, minced

Cut each chicken breast half lengthwise into 4 strips.
Thread chicken, accordion-style, onto eight 8-inch skewers, leaving 1/4 inch between strips.
Place in a 3-quart rectangular dish.
For marinade, in a small bowl combine vinegar, honey, oil, cumin, paprika, ground red pepper, salt, cinnamon, and garlic.
Pour over chicken skewers.
Cover and marinate in the refrigerator for 2 to 4 hours, turning skewers occasionally.
Drain the chicken skewers, reserving marinade.
Place the chicken skewers on the rack of an uncovered grill directly over medium- hot coals.
Grill for 8 to 10 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink, turning and brushing once halfway through grilling with reserved marinade.
Place skewers on the unheated rack of a broiler pan.
Broil 4 to 5 inches from the heat for 8 to 10 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink, turning and brushing once with reserved marinade.

Recipe Summary

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1019 Calories from Fat 217

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 24 g37.5%

Saturated Fat 4.4 g22.2%

Trans Fat 0.2 g

Cholesterol 399 mg133%

Sodium 714 mg29.8%

Total Carbohydrates 29 g9.8%

Dietary Fiber 1.8 g7.3%

Sugars 25 g

Protein 160 g319.5%

Vitamin A 36.7% Vitamin C 20.8%

Calcium 11.6% Iron 39.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Moroccan Style Grilled Chicken Skewers Recipe