Chipotle Chicken and Vegetable Skewers

Try these delicious skewers on the grill or under the broiler for a quick dinner.

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  • prep time 40 min
  • total time 40 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

1
pouch (8 oz) Old El Paso® Mexican cooking sauce chipotle
1
lb boneless skinless chicken breast, cut into cubes
1
zucchini, sliced
1
medium red onion, cut into 1-inch chunks
1
pint (2 cups) cherry tomatoes
1
tablespoon vegetable oil

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Steps

  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. Place 1/4 cup of the cooking sauce in small bowl to use for brushing. Reserve remaining cooking sauce in microwavable bowl to serve with skewers.
  • 2 On each of 4 (10- to 12-inch) metal skewers, alternately thread chicken, zucchini, onion and tomatoes. Brush with oil.
  • 3 Place skewers on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 10 to 15 minutes, turning skewers 2 or 3 times and brushing with 1/4 cup cooking sauce from small bowl during last 5 to 8 minutes of grilling, until chicken is no longer pink in center.
  • 4 Microwave cooking sauce that is in microwavable bowl uncovered on High 20 to 30 seconds or until hot. Serve with skewers.
  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. Place 1/4 cup of the cooking sauce in small bowl to use for brushing. Reserve remaining cooking sauce in microwavable bowl to serve with skewers.
  • 2 On each of 4 (10- to 12-inch) metal skewers, alternately thread chicken, zucchini, onion and tomatoes. Brush with oil.
  • 3 Place skewers on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 10 to 15 minutes, turning skewers 2 or 3 times and brushing with 1/4 cup cooking sauce from small bowl during last 5 to 8 minutes of grilling, until chicken is no longer pink in center.
  • 4 Microwave cooking sauce that is in microwavable bowl uncovered on High 20 to 30 seconds or until hot. Serve with skewers.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Make it your own: Substitute the veggies for your personal favorites; just make sure to cut the vegetables about the same size.

If you are craving a seafood dinner, substitute shrimp for the chicken. Shrimp and chipotle sauce make a great combination.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
270
(
Calories from Fat
110),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
13%
(Saturated Fat
2 1/2g,
2 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
75mg
75%;
Sodium
370mg
370%;
Total Carbohydrate
12g
12%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
28g
28%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%;
Vitamin C
20%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 3 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.