Sweet BBQ Chicken Kabobs

This is a great recipe for a family BBQ. The sweet and tangy flavors paired with the chicken make for a unique combination. These are perfect if you are looking for a change from hamburgers or grilled steak. You can get creative and add peppers, onions, portabella mushrooms, or other veggies you enjoy!

Ingredients:

Boneless skinless chicken breasts
(cut into 1½ inch pieces)
1lb450g
Fresh pineapple chunks1 cup250 mL
Red pepper, cut into chunks1 each1 each
Yellow pepper, cut into chunks1 each1 each
BBQ sauce½ cup125 mL
Orange juice3 Tbsp45 mL

Directions:

  1. Heat BBQ to medium-high heat.
  2. Thread chicken, pineapple and peppers onto 8 long wooden skewers, using two skewers placed side-by-side for each kabob.
  3. Mix remaining ingredients. Set aside half the sauce; brush remaining sauce onto kabobs.
  4. Grill for 8-10 minutes until chicken is done, brushing occasionally with reserved sauce.

Note: Soak wooden skewers in water for 30 minutes before using. Wrap ends with foil before grilling to prevent burning.
Sodium Reduction: To decrease sodium, cut BBQ sauce from ½ cup to ¼ cup when making the sauce.

Makes 4 servings (253 g /serving). 1 serving = 2 skewers.