Use pantry and spice shelf staples to make these Jerk Chicken Skewers. If you have brown sugar, cinnamon, soy sauce and thyme you probably have most of what you need to make these delicious Caribbean-inspired Jerk Chicken Skewers.
1-1/2 lb. boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-1/2 inch pieces
3 red bell peppers, cut into 1-1/2 inch pieces
1 fresh pineapple, cut into 1-1/2-inch chunks
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Let's Make It
Mix first 7 ingredients until well blended; pour over chicken in large bowl. Stir to evenly coat chicken. Refrigerate 30 min. to marinate.
Heat grill to medium-high heat. Remove chicken from marinade; discard marinade. Thread chicken onto 12 skewers alternately with bell peppers and pineapple.
Grill 15 min. or until chicken is done, turning frequently.
How to Prevent the Chicken from Sticking to the Grill
Spray the unheated grate of the grill, away from the fire, with cooking spray before using to prevent sticking. Or, brush the grill grate with oil.
Substitute 1 can (20 oz.) pineapple chunks, drained, for the fresh pineapple chunks and/or a green pepper for the red bell pepper.
Experience the flavors of the Caribbean in this delicious low-calorie, low-fat main dish. By using red peppers, you'll get a good source of vitamin A and an excellent source of vitamin C.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5g
Saturated Fat 1g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 17g
Dietary Fiber 3g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Makes 6 servings.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.