Honey Lime Chicken Skewers Recipe

Honey Lime Chicken Skewers Recipe

How To Make Honey Lime Chicken Skewers

These chicken skewers are mini chicken bites marinated in a sweet and tangy sauce. These are then grilled until the meat is juicy, tender, and caramelized.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 14 minutes
Marinate Time: 1 hour
Total: 1 hour 34 minutes



  • ¼cupfresh lime juice
  • 2tspfresh lime zest
  • ¼cuphoney
  • 2tbspsoy sauce
  • 2tbspolive oil,plus more for brushing grill
  • 1tbspgarlic,(3 cloves), minced
  • 1tbspfresh ginger,peeled and minced
  • 2tbspfresh cilantro,minced, plus more for garnish
  • ¾tspsalt
  • 1tspfreshly ground black pepper
  • ¼tspcayenne pepper,or more to taste
  • lbsbonless skinless chicken breasts,cut into 1¼ inch cubes


  1. In a mixing bowl whisk together lime juice, lime zest, honey, soy sauce, olive oil, garlic, ginger, cilantro, salt, pepper and cayenne pepper.

  2. Place chicken in a gallon size resealable bag and pour lime juice mixture over chicken. Seal bag while pressing out excess air then rub marinade over chicken.

  3. Let marinate in fridge at least 1 hour and up to 6 hours.

  4. If using wooden skewers let soak in water at least 1 hour.

  5. Preheat a grill over medium heat to about 375 degrees F.

  6. Thread chicken onto skewers adding about 6 or 7 pieces to each.

  7. Brush grill grates with oil then place skewers on grill and grill about  7 minutes per side, or until chicken registers 165 degrees F in center.

  8. Serve warm garnished with cilantro if desired.


  • Calories: 301.59kcal
  • Fat: 9.66g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.66g
  • Trans Fat: 0.01g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 5.05g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.28g
  • Carbohydrates: 16.56g
  • Fiber: 0.43g
  • Sugar: 14.24g
  • Protein: 36.55g
  • Cholesterol: 115.89mg
  • Sodium: 475.00mg
  • Calcium: 19.63mg
  • Potassium: 604.21mg
  • Iron: 0.89mg
  • Vitamin A: 14.72µg
  • Vitamin C: 5.51mg
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