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.

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Instructions Checklist
  • 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.

  • 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

2 skewers + 3/4 cup slaw + about 1/2 cup potatoes each
452 calories; protein 40.8g; carbohydrates 36.9g; dietary fiber 6.4g; sugars 11.9g; fat 15.8g; saturated fat 2g; cholesterol 94mg; vitamin a iu 354.8IU; vitamin c 60.3mg; folate 80.1mcg; calcium 92.3mg; iron 3mg; magnesium 90.7mg; potassium 1225.6mg; sodium 436.2mg; thiamin 0.3mg.

5 lean protein, 1 1/2 fat, 1 1/2 starch, 1 vegetable, 1/2 high-fat protein