Hope you all are surviving winter! We have been subject to some pretty wild temperatures here, so we’ve been staying in! I am so excited for spring!
Well, this is one of the easiest and quickest dinners that is sure to please even the pickiest palates! I marinated the chicken in a delicious concoction of everyday ingredients most people have on hand already, skewered them up and broiled them! The broiler is a great thing to use especially in the winter when the BBQ is covered in snow, and these took under 10 minutes to cook. Steam some broccoli and make some rice, and you’ve got dinner!
Honey Soy Chicken Kebobs
Yield: 5 large skewers (good for 2 1/2 adults–the 1/2 is for my 10 month old!)
2 large chicken breasts
1/4 cup oil (choose a heart healthy one like olive or canola oil!)
1/4 cup honey
1/4 cup low sodium soy sauce
1 orange, juiced
2 cloves garlic, crushed
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
Cut chicken breasts into large chunks that are all the same size. Set aside. In large bowl, whisk rest of ingredients together. (At this point, you can reserve some of the marinade to dip your cooked chicken skewers later on!) Stir in chicken chunks to cover equally in marinade. Cover bowl or transfer into air tight container. Keep in refrigerator until ready to cook. Ideally, this would marinate for 2+ hours. If using bamboo skewers, start soaking them now.
To cook, cover a rimmed baking sheet with aluminum foil. Preheat broiler. Take wet skewers and slide pieces of chicken onto them leaving small spaces in between to ensure even cooking. If you have onions, peppers, tomatoes or any other vegetable that would be good on a skewer, feel free to add it on! I added some onions because thats what we like at our house. Once all skewers are done, place onto prepared baking sheet and broil about 4 minutes per side. You’ll know they’re cooked when the chicken starts turning more of a white color and the marinade starts to give the edges some nice brown colors. Of course your cooking time can vary depending on how hot your broiler is and how big your chicken chunks are. Enjoy!