High Protein Chicken Skewers Recipe
Fire up the grill for these mouthwatering high protein chicken skewers. Tender chicken cubes marinated in zesty flavors, threaded with colorful bell peppers and onions, make for a delicious and protein-packed meal that will satisfy your taste buds.
High Protein Chicken Skewers Ingredients
- 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into cubes
- 1 red bell pepper, cut into chunks
- 1 yellow bell pepper, cut into chunks
- 1 red onion, cut into chunks
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 2 tablespoons lemon juice
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 teaspoon paprika
- 1 teaspoon cumin
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Wooden skewers, soaked in water
High Protein Chicken Skewers Instructions
- In a bowl, combine olive oil, lemon juice, minced garlic, paprika, cumin, salt, and pepper. Mix well to create the marinade.
- Add chicken cubes to the marinade and toss to coat. Let it marinate for at least 30 minutes in the refrigerator.
- Preheat grill to medium-high heat.
- Thread marinated chicken, bell peppers, and red onion onto the soaked wooden skewers, alternating between ingredients.
- Place the skewers on the preheated grill and cook for about 10-12 minutes, turning occasionally, until the chicken is cooked through and the vegetables are tender.
- Remove from the grill and let them rest for a few minutes before serving.
- Serve the high protein chicken skewers hot and enjoy!
Macro Nutrient Breakdown (per serving):
- Protein: 25g
- Fat: 8g
- Carbohydrates: 12g
- Calories: 214
- Author: Chris
- User rating: 5 stars (of 10 reviews)
- Recipe name: High Protein Chicken Skewers