Carolina-Style BBQ Chicken Skewers

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Nothing beats the fresh, tangy sweetness of these scrumptious skewers!

bbq chicken skewers

Nothing beats the fresh, tangy sweetness of these scrumptious skewers! Carolina-style BBQ sauces are famous for their bold, sharp flavors thanks to ingredients like pungent vinegar and yellow mustard. This simple recipe will add some bliss to your BBQ. The breezy dish delivers all your favorite Summery flavors, but you can also make it any season! Our Carolina-Style BBQ Chicken Skewers recipe calls for nutrient-packed ingredients like apple cider vinegar and honey. Hot sauce gives the chicken a fiery kick, blending beautifully with the sweeter ingredients.

These scrumptious skewers are a surefire hit at your next potluck or outdoor get-together. Packed with protein and light on fat, these chewy delights also make a satisfying weekday meal – and a super kid-friendly one, too!

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Carolina-Style BBQ Chicken Skewers

These bold and flavorful chicken skewers will make your barbecue the best in the neighborhood.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Yield 4 people
Serving Size 2 skewers
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Author SkinnyMs.


  • 1 pound boneless and skinless chicken breasts cut into 8 strips lengthwise

For the Sauce

  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons yellow mustard
  • 1 teaspoon worcestershire sauce
  • 2 teaspoons hot sauce more to taste
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher or sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper


  • Whisk together all ingredients for sauce.
  • Coat chicken pieces with sauce and marinate in the refrigerator, for 20 minutes. Thread chicken lengthwise onto skewers, one chicken piece per skewer.
  • Lightly spray grates of a grill with cooking oil. Set grill or stovetop to medium-high. Once hot, place skewers on grill and cook for about 3 minutes per side, until chicken is firm and opaque in center. Baste with any additional marinade while cooking.
  • Enjoy!

Nutrition Information

Serving: 2skewers | Calories: 162kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 83mg | Sodium: 503mg | Sugar: 5g |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 3
Keywords Gluten-Free, Kid-Friendly, Low-Carb

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