Serve these easy grilled chicken kebabs with apple and cabbage slaw and potatoes for a healthy dinner that's great for summer cookouts. Leave yourself enough time to marinate the chicken for up to three hours in the simple orange-ginger marinade before threading it onto skewers and putting them on the grill.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: What to Eat with Diabetes 2019

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Zest and juice orange. Combine 1/3 cup of the orange juice, 1/2 tsp. of the orange zest, onion, mustard, ginger, salt, and pepper in a small bowl. Place chicken in a sealable plastic bag set in a shallow dish. Pour the marinade over the chicken. Seal the bag; turn to coat the chicken. Refrigerate for 1 to 3 hours, turning once or twice.

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  • Preheat grill to medium. Drain the chicken, discarding the marinade. Thread the chicken onto nine 6- to 8-inch skewers, place on grill rack, and close grill cover. Grill the kebabs, turning once, until the chicken is no longer pink, about 15 minutes.

  • Serve the kebabs with slaw and potatoes.

Nutrition Facts

452 calories; protein 40.8g 82% DV; carbohydrates 36.9g 12% DV; exchange other carbs 2.5; dietary fiber 6.4g 26% DV; sugars 11.9g; fat 15.8g 24% DV; saturated fat 2g 10% DV; cholesterol 94mg 31% DV; vitamin a iu 354.8IU 7% DV; vitamin c 60.3mg 101% DV; folate 80.1mcg 20% DV; calcium 92.3mg 9% DV; iron 3mg 17% DV; magnesium 90.7mg 32% DV; potassium 1225.6mg 34% DV; sodium 436.2mg 17% DV; thiamin 0.3mg 30% DV.