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Jalapeno and lime chicken skewers
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Jalapeño And Lime Chicken Skewers

Slightly fiery, perfect for a light lunch
Keyword Jalapeno Pepper
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Marinating Time 2 hours
Servings 4 servings
Calories 314kcal

Equipment

  • 8 Skewers

Ingredients

  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 2 jalapeño peppers seeds removed and finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice approximately the juice of one lime
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 onion large, cubed
  • 1 bell pepper large, cubed

Instructions

Marinating the chicken

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Cube the chicken into large chunks then place the cubes in a glass bowl.
  • Add the crushed garlic to the bowl, along with the olive oil and chopped jalapeño peppers.
  • Add the salt, pepper, and lime juice to the bowl then stir to thoroughly combine.
  • Refrigerate the chicken in an airtight container until you're ready to cook. At least two hours is recommended to allow the chicken to take in the flavors and heat.

Prepping and cooking the skewers

  • Skewer the cubed chicken, onion, and bell pepper, alternating order as preferred.
  • Place the completed skewers onto a baking sheet, then place the baking sheet into the pre-heated oven. Bake for 25 minutes.
  • Remove the skewers from the oven and serve immediately.

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Nutrition

Calories: 314kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 49g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 145mg | Sodium: 556mg | Potassium: 975mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1081IU | Vitamin C: 54mg | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 1mg