Chicken Kabobs and Nectarine Salsa

21 May

Chicken Kabobs and Nectarine Salsa

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I don’t like things that are too complicated.  With a busy mom life, 4 kids, wife and everything else life hands you, I get distracted easily, so the simpler the better!  So here’s a super easy and super healthy recipe that is delish for the whole family!

Ingredients

Chicken Kabobs and Nectarine Salsa

  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon bottled minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 1/2 pounds skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, cut into 24 (2-inch) pieces
  • 1 large red onion, cut into 32 (2-inch) pieces
  • Cooking spray
  • 2 cups diced nectarine (about 3)…can also use peaches
  • 1/2 cup diced red bell pepper
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced red onion
  • 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons minced seeded jalapeño pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup diced peeled avocado

Preparation

  • 1. Preheat broiler. Combine first 9 ingredients in large zip loc.  Add chicken and let marinade for 15 minutes.
  • 2. Thread 4 onion pieces and 3 chicken pieces alternately onto each of 8 (12-inch) skewers. Place skewers on broiler pan coated with cooking spray. Broil 12 minutes or until chicken is done, turning occasionally.
  • 3. Combine nectarines and next 6 ingredients (through 1/4 teaspoon salt) in a bowl. Gently stir in avocado.
Serve with cous-cous or brown rice!!!

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