Spicy Garlic Chicken Kabobs with Pistachio Vegetables Recipe

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This amazing dish comes with all sorts of flavors. Not only are you making the chicken spicy with a garlic taste but it comes with pistachio vegetables.

How To Make Spicy Garlic Chicken Kabobs with Pistachio Vegetables

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Delicious kabobs doesn't have to be complicated. These tender Spicy Garlic Chicken Kabobs are the perfect accompaniment to your afternoon barbecue! Fiery and juicy chicken chunks lends itself well to pistachio vegetables.

Preparation Time: 20 mins
Cooking Time: 25 mins
Total Time: 45 mins
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  • 2 whole chicken breasts, 1 lb, boned and skinned
  • ½ lb zucchini, halved lengthwise then thickly sliced
  • ½ lb yellow squash, cubed
  • 1 tomato, (8 oz.) large, seeds drained, diced
  • ½ cup natural California pistachios, coarsely chopped
  • 2 tsp vegetable oil

For Spicy Garlic Baste:

  • 6 tsp garlic, minced
  • 1 ½ tsp red pepper flakes
  • ¼ cup fat-free vinaigrette , or Italian dressing

For Yogurt Mint Sauce:

  • 1 cup nonfat plain yogurt
  • ½ tsp lime peel , grated
  • 1 tbsp fresh mint, finely chopped


  1. Cube chicken and thread on skewers.

  2. Brush with spicy garlic baste until well coated.

  3. Barbecue over medium-hot coals or broil 3 inches from heat for about 8 minutes, or until done (do not overcook).

  4. Turn and brush with marinade about halfway through.
  5. Meanwhile, heat oil in skillet over high heat.
  6. Add zucchini and squash, stir-frying until tender-crisp, about 2 minutes.
  7. Reduce heat, add tomato, pistachios and remaining garlic baste.

  8. Stir-cook until hot and tender, about 2 more minutes.
  9. Turn onto platter and lay skewers on top.
  10. Serve with cooling yogurt mint sauce.

Spicy Garlic Baste:

  1. Combine 6 teaspoons of minced garlic with ½ to 1 ½ teaspoons of bottled red pepper flakes and ¼ cup of bottled fat-free vinaigrette or Italian dressing.

Yogurt Mint Sauce:

  1. Combine 1 cup of non-fat plain yogurt, ½ teaspoon of grated lime peel and 1 tablespoon of finely chopped fresh mint. Makes 1 cup.

Recipe Notes

Note: If using bamboo skewers, soak in water for 15 minutes prior to threading

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  • Calcium: 166mg
  • Calories: 207kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 17g
  • Cholesterol: 2mg
  • Fat: 13g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Potassium: 727mg
  • Protein: 9g
  • Saturated Fat: 3g
  • Sodium: 214mg
  • Sugar: 11g
  • Vitamin A: 786IU
  • Vitamin C: 27mg
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