Make Easy, Delicious, Low-Cal Skewers

Make Easy, Delicious, Low-Cal Skewers

Happy National Something On A Stick Day!

We thought this would be the perfect time to introduce our recipe for these mouth-watering grilled chicken skewers. If you’re tired of sacrificing taste for a healthy diet, say goodbye to bland, boring meals and hello to these scrumptious, nutritious kebabs, which will have you feeling totally satisfied without any of the guilt…

Made with a zesty lemon herb marinade, these chicken skewers pack a punch of flavor but only clock in at 120 calories per serving. Perfect for a summer barbecue or a quick and easy weeknight dinner, this recipe is sure to become a staple in your meal rotation.

Here's what you'll need:

  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 pound boneless chicken breast, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • Skewers (if using wooden skewers, soak in water for 30 minutes to prevent burning)

And here’s what you’ll do:

In a bowl, whisk together the lemon juice, olive oil, oregano, thyme, salt, and pepper to make the marinade. Add the chicken cubes and let sit for at least 30 minutes (or up to 4 hours for maximum flavor).

Preheat your grill to medium-high heat. Thread the chicken onto the skewers and grill for 8-10 minutes, turning occasionally, until the chicken is cooked through. Serve with your favorite side dish and enjoy!

Not only is this recipe low in calories, it's also packed with protein to help you feel full and satisfied. Plus, the lemon and herbs add a fresh, bright flavor that'll have you coming back for seconds (or thirds!) – which you won’t feel guilty doing. So ditch the boring salads and bland veggies and give this recipe a try! Your taste buds will thank you.