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Servings: 2

Pesto Marinated Chicken Mini Skewers

Prep Time:
1 hr
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
1 hr 20 mins
Tender and flavorful pesto chicken skewers. Simple recipe for meat on a stick. Great for an appetizer, party platter or dinner.
esto marinated chicken kebabs on metal skewers on a plate
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  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 2 tbsp pesto sauce
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • juice from 1/2 lemon
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 6-8 10 inch wooden skewers


  1. In a bowl, combine olive oil, lemon juice, salt, pepper and pesto.
  2. Add chicken. Cover with plastic wrap and let it marinate for 1 hour. (Refrigerate if you have to leave meat to marinate for longer than 1 hour).
  3. Soak wooden skewers in cold water for 15 minutes before you put the meat on them.
  4. Thread meat on skewers and discard remaining marinade.
  5. Preheat grill to medium-high temperature. I use a gas grill.
  6. Grill until chicken is cooked through, about 8-10 minutes per side, turning once.

Recipe Notes

3-4 small skewers equal one serving.
Course: Pesto Marinated Chicken Kabobs
Cuisine: Italian

Nutrition Information

Calories: 430, Fat: 35g, Saturated Fat: 5g, Cholesterol: 73mg, Sodium: 1434mg, Potassium: 418mg, Carbohydrates: 2g, Protein: 24g, Vitamin A: 335%, Vitamin C: 7.2%, Calcium: 30%, Iron: 0.6%