Chicken Skewers- Grilled Chicken Kebab

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Apr. 27, 2015

Grilled chicken skewers (chicken kebabs) with a simple spice rub. The spice rub keeps chicken breast chunks tender and juicy, and I add onions, peppers and jalapeños for more spice!


Boneless, skinless chicken breast/Chicken thighs 2 Pound , cut into into 1 inch pieces, 36 cubes
Button mushrooms 12 Large , clean and wipe
Red bell peppers 1 , cut into eighths
Onion 1 , cut into eighths
Jalapenos 2 , cut into 4 thick circles
Vegetable oil spray 1
For spice rub:
Salt 1 Teaspoon
Ground cumin seed 1 Teaspoon
Paprika 1/4 Teaspoon
Turmeric 1/4 Teaspoon
Cinnamon 1/4 Teaspoon
Crushed red pepper flakes 1/4 Teaspoon



1.Preheat the grill to 450-500F.


2.Using mortar and pestle, combine salt, cumin seed, paprika, turmeric, cinnamon, pepper flakes and mix well.

3.Coat the chicken cubes with 3/4th of prepared spice rub.

4.Sprinkle little oil and remaining spice rub over mushroom. Mix well.

5.Thread skewers as shown in the video. Mushrooms followed by red bell pepper, 2 chicken cubes, jalapeno slice, 2 chicken cubes and onions.

6.Grill over hot grill for 6 minutes with lid covered. Turn the other side and grill for another 4 minutes.


7.Serve hot and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 301Calories from Fat 35

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 4 g6.2%

Saturated Fat %

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 641 mg26.71%

Total Carbohydrates 9 g3%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8%

Sugars 4 g

Protein 55 g110%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet