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Savory Apricot Chicken Kabobs

  • Prep-Time 30 Mins
  • Cook-Time ~10 Mins
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

  • 4 boned and skinned chicken breast halves
  • 1 package (6-oz.) Sun-Maid apricots (32 halves)*
  • 1 large red or green bell pepper
  • 1/2 medium red onion
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • MARINADE:
  • 1 cup white wine (use a fruity wine such as Riesling)
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons thyme leaves
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons rosemary leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel

Directions

  • 1

    COMBINE marinade ingredients; divide in half and place in 2 medium bowls (or 2 large plastic zip-top bags).

  • 2

    CUT each chicken breast lengthwise into 4 strips to make a total of 16 strips.

  • 3

    PLACE chicken in one bowl of marinade and apricots in the other.

  • 4

    COVER and refrigerate for 24 hours, turning occasionally.

  • 5

    DRAIN chicken and apricots; discard marinade. Sprinkle salt on chicken.

  • 6

    CUT bell pepper and onion into 1-inch squares.

  • 7

    THREAD each skewer in the following order: 1 pepper, 1 onion, 1 chicken strip, loosely wrapped "s" fashion around 2 apricot halves; repeat; finish with 1 pepper and 1 onion.

  • 8

    GRILL OR BROIL 5 inches from heat for 8 minutes or until chicken is cooked through, turning every 2 to 3 minutes.

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Nutrition Facts

  • Serving Size: 2 kabobs
  • Servings: 4

AMOUNT PER SERVING

  • Calories: 340
  • Calories from Fat:
% Daily Value*
  • Protein 30g
  • Fat 11g
  • Carbohydrates 30g
  • Sodium 535mg
  • Dietary Fiber 4g
  • Cholesterol 73mg

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs

Product used

Sun-Maid Mediterranean Apricots 6 oz. bag

Mediterranean Apricots

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