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postheadericon Asian Chicken Kabobs

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Asian Chicken Kabobs is an easy and delicious recipe for your spring and summer cookout options and takes only (8-10) minutes on the grill. Summary: This is made with a garlic and herb marinade for the chicken. Marinated chicken, yellow bell peppers, green bell peppers and red onion are then threaded onto skewers with a sesame-peanut butter sauce for basting and grilled. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low sodium, low carbohydrates, low sugars, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (8 SmartPoints), (8 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: (6) servings. Serving Size: (2) Kabobs per serving. Asian Chicken Kabobs will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

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Prep Time: 35-40 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 8-10 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

1 (1.25 oz) envelope garlic & herb marinade mix
1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
2 Tbsp sesame oil
2 Tbsp water
(2 lb) boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into (1-1/2″) pieces
2 Tbsp creamy peanut butter
1/3 cup Asian toasted sesame salad dressing
(2 each) green and yellow bell peppers, each cut into 12 pieces
1 large red onion, cut into 12 wedges
Shredded Lettuce, (optional)

DIRECTIONS:

1. Mix first 4 ingredients together in a medium-size bowl until blended. Add in the chicken; stir to evenly coat. Refrigerate 20 minutes to marinate. Meanwhile, mix peanut butter and salad dressing together until blended.

2. Preheat grill to medium-high.

3. Remove chicken from marinade; discard marinade. Thread chicken, peppers and onions alternately onto 12 skewers.

4. Grill (8-10) minutes or until chicken is done, turning occasionally and brushing with peanut butter sauce for the last few minutes. Serve with shredded lettuce, if desired.

Yield: 6 Servings.
Serving Size: (2) Skewers per serving.

Weight Watchers (8 SmartPoints), (8 PointsPlus)
Carb Choices: 1

Diet Exchange:
2 Vegetable + 4 Meat(L) + 2 Fat

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 310, Total Fat: 13g, Saturated Fat: 2.5g, Cholesterol: 90mg, Sodium: 330mg, Sugars: 7g, Carbohydrates: 12g, Fiber: 2g, Protein: 35g, Vitamin A: 6 %DV, Vitamin C: 90 %DV, Calcium: 4 %DV, Iron: 10 %DV

Original recipe and image from: Kraft Foods. http://www.kraftrecipes.com/recipes/sesame-chicken-pepper-kabobs-163859.aspx

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