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1.2 hours
6 servings
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dairy-free
gluten-free
kid friendly
has meat
(?)
Has meat from:
chicken breast
has pasta
has seafood
mediterranean
vegan
(?)
Not vegan due to:
chicken breast
vegetarian
(?)
Not vegetarian due to:
chicken breast
pescatarian
paleo
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Bon Appétit
This recipe fits right into a balanced diet.
 
Nutrition Rating Details
Here are the percentages used to determine the nutritional rating for this recipe:
• Calcium: 0.0% of RDA
• Calories: 10.8% of RDA
• Carbs: 0.6% of RDA
• Fat (total lipid): 11.5% of RDA
• Fiber: 1.3% of RDA
• Fructose: 0.4% of RDA
• Protein: 30.4% of RDA
• Sodium: 25.3% of RDA
• Sugar: 0.9% of RDA
• Vitamin A (IU): 1.5% of RDA
• Vitamin B6: 47.0% of RDA
• Vitamin C: 4.5% of RDA
• Iron: 0.0% of RDA
• Magnesium: 11.2% of RDA
• Manganese: 1.3% of RDA
• Niacin: 60.7% of RDA
• Potassium: 11.4% of RDA
• Zinc: 5.4% of RDA
If all nutritional components are less than 50% of RDA (and all vitamins and minerals are less than 400% of RDA) the recipe gets a “Bon Appétit” rating.
 
MACROS
Carbohydrate
1.24
g
Calories
161
 
Fiber
0.275
g
Iron
0.006
mg
Protein
25.6
g
Sodium
342
mg
Sugars
0.218
g
Fat (total lipid)
5.29
g
 
INGREDIENTS
Amount
Measure
Adjust
Ingredient
 
1 1/2
lbs
+
-
 
washed, trimmed and cut into 1 inch cubes or long, thin strips, whichever desired.
 
3
tbsp
+
-
 
freshly squeezed.
 
1
tbsp
+
-
 
 
1
tbsp
+
-
 
 
2
cloves
+
-
 
minced.
 
2
tsp
+
-
 
 
1/2
tsp
+
-
 
 
1/2
tsp
+
-
 
 
3/4
tsp
+
-
 
 
1/4
tsp
+
-
 
 
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PREPARATION
1.
Slice the chicken in either 1 inch cubes or long strips for the skewers.
2.
In a large bowl whisk together the remaining ingredients then add in the cubed chicken and toss to coat.
3.
Cover and refrigerate the chicken for 45 minutes to 3 hours. Close to the end, soak the skewers for at least 30 minutes in water.
GRILLING THE CHICKEN
4.
Heat the grill to medium high heat.
5.
Thread the chicken onto metal or wooden skewers.
6.
Oil the grates of the grill or grill pan and place the skewers on them.
7.
Grill the chicken for 3-4 minutes then flip it over and grill for another 3-4 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through.
8.
Serve with tzatziki sauce (see pairs with recipe)
"PAIRS WITH" RECIPES:
NOTES, TIPS, TRICKS, HINTS, ETC:
Hands on time is minimal - chicken needs to marinade for at least 45 minutes, 1-3 hours preferred.
 
 
COMPLETE NUTRITION
This recipe has the following nutrient totals:
Calories 161
Protein 25.6 g
Carbohydrates 1.24 g
Iron 0.01 mg
Fiber 0.28 g
Calcium 0.47 mg
(plus many more nutrients)
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