Grilled Pesto Chicken and Tomato Kebabs Recipe

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Jessie May Modified: March 22, 2022
Grilled Pesto Chicken and Tomato Kebabs Recipe

How To Make Grilled Pesto Chicken and Tomato Kebabs

Grilled pesto chicken and tomatoes go perfectly well together in a kebab! Who knew you can enjoy pesto chicken at barbeque parties?

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 20 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 1cupfresh basil leaves,chopped
  • 1clovegarlic
  • ¼cupgrated Parmigiano Reggiano
  • kosher salt and fresh pepper,to taste
  • 3tbspolive oil
  • lbschicken breast,skinless, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 24cherry tomatoes

Instructions

  1. In a food processor pulse basil, garlic, parmesan cheese, salt and pepper until smooth. Slowly add the olive oil while pulsing.

  2. Combine the raw chicken with pesto and marinate a few hours in a bowl.

  3. Soak wooden skewers in water at least 30 minutes (or use metal ones to avoid this step).

  4. Beginning and ending with chicken, thread chicken and tomatoes onto 8 pairs of parallel skewers to make 8 kebabs total.

  5. Heat the outdoor grill or indoor grill pan over medium heat until hot. Be sure the grates are clean and spray lightly with oil.

  6. Place the chicken on the hot grill and cook about 3-4 minutes; turn and continue cooking until chicken is cooked through, about 2 to 3 minutes.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 195.19kcal
  • Fat: 12.94g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.37g
  • Trans Fat: 0.07g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 6.77g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.00g
  • Carbohydrates: 2.35g
  • Fiber: 0.69g
  • Sugar: 1.24g
  • Protein: 16.99g
  • Cholesterol: 48.52mg
  • Sodium: 300.79mg
  • Calcium: 75.19mg
  • Potassium: 282.43mg
  • Iron: 0.85mg
  • Vitamin A: 53.55µg
  • Vitamin C: 6.82mg
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