sweet heat chicken kabobs

Sweet Heat Chicken Kabobs

A little spicy with a slight sweet note, this grilled chicken kabob recipe will be a new favorite.
Prep Time 2 hours
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 12 minutes
Author Paula Jones


  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup agave nectar
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 lime juice and zest
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 3 teaspoon minced garlic


  1. Cube chicken in 2 inch cubes. Try to get all the pieces about the same size for more even cook time. Combine all the marinade ingredients in a zip-top freezer bag. Remove 1/4 cup of marinade to use as sauce for dipping; set aside. Place chicken in bag with remaining marinade; squeeze to coat chicken. Place bag with chicken in a bowl and place in refrigerator for a minimum of 2 hours up to 6 hours.
  2. Soak skewers submerged in water 10 minutes.
  3. Place reserved marinade in small sauce pan and bring to a boil. Reduce to simmer and cook until sauce begins to thicken.
  4. Heat grill to 375 to 400 degrees. While grill is heating, remove chicken from marinade. Discard marinade. Thread chicken on skewers. Place chicken skewers directly over heat source. Cook chicken 5 to 7 minutes, turn and cook another 5 to 7 minutes until done and slightly caramelized. Serve with reduced marinade.

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