Because it's ready in under an hour, this chicken and rice dish is ideal for any weeknight meal.

Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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active:
25 mins
total:
33 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a medium bowl whisk together olive oil, lemon juice, crushed red pepper, salt, thyme and black pepper; set aside. Cut zucchini in half crosswise. Chop half of the zucchini; cut the remaining zucchini lengthwise into thin slices. Add zucchini slices, chicken, onion and tomatoes to olive oil mixture; toss to coat. On twelve 8-inch skewers, alternately thread chicken pieces, zucchini slices, onion wedges and tomatoes, leaving 1/4 inch between pieces (see Tip).

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  • For a charcoal or gas grill, grill skewers on the rack of a covered grill directly over medium heat for 8 to 10 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink, turning occasionally.

  • Meanwhile, for vegetable rice, coat a large skillet with cooking spray. Heat skillet over medium heat. Add chopped zucchini, sweet pepper and garlic. Cook and stir 3 minutes. Add kale, broth and Cajun seasoning. Simmer, covered, about 5 minutes or until kale is tender. Stir in cooked rice; heat through.

  • Serve skewers with rice mixture.

Tips

Tip: If using wooden skewers, soak in enough water to cover 30 minutes; drain before using.

Nutrition Facts

300 calories; protein 22g; carbohydrates 33g; dietary fiber 5g; sugars 8g; fat 10g; saturated fat 2g; cholesterol 47mg; sodium 264mg.
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