Grilled Chicken and Vegetable Skewers

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Grilling lean meat and fresh veggies is always a healthy eating win!

Grilled Chicken and Vegetable Skewers

Fresh vegetables and lean white meat combine to make these skewers a treat for those of us in need of a healthy dinner recipe! Cooked on the grill, only salt, pepper, and balsamic vinegar are needed to enhance their flavor. You may be surprised at the way in which very simply prepared dishes can outshine other, more complex, dishes. Feel free to replace the vegetables with any fresh veggies you have on hand.

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Grilled Chicken and Vegetable Skewers

With fresh and simple ingredients, the flavors of these healthy skewers easily surpass those of other more complex versions.
Yield 4 people
Serving Size 2 skewers
Course Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine Universal


  • 1 1/2 pounds boneless and skinless chicken breasts sliced to 1 1/2 inch wide strips
  • 1 eggplant small, cubed
  • 1 bell pepper small, sliced
  • 1 zucchini sliced
  • 1 red onion big, sliced
  • 16 basil leaves fresh or bay leaves
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 4 tablespoons balsamic vinegar


  • Rub the chicken with 1/2 teaspoon salt and half of the pepper.
  • Thread the chicken, vegetables, and leaves alternately to the skewers.
  • Grill until they are cooked through.
  • Drizzle with the balsamic vinegar before serving.

Nutrition Information

Serving: 2skewers | Calories: 113kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 36mg | Sodium: 231mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 6g |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 3
Keywords Budget-Friendly, Gluten-Free, Low-Carb, Quick and Easy

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Rowena Dumlao-Giardina

Rowena is a recipe developer and food & travel writer/photographer from Italy with Asian roots. Creating healthy dishes in her own kitchen is priority. She believes there is nothing more satisfying than knowing that her family is eating natural & nutritious meals.

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  1. I have not tried any recipes yet. I am trying to see if I can make some of these dinners because I am 80 years old and need to lower my blood pressure. I have to limit my salt intake and sugar. If I do make one of your recipes I will gladly comment on it and give it a rating.

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