Chicken Shish Kabob


Posted by Dr. Scott Wilson | 24-Jan-2014

Here’s an easy family dinner that combines chicken and vegetables. Adding a little dash of vinegar makes it a little extra tender and flavourful.
 

Ingredients:

  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) sodium reduced chicken broth
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) white vinegar
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) dried oregano leaves
  • 1 lb. (500 g) boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1 1/2 inch (3.5 cm) cubes
  • 1 large yellow or green pepper, coarsely chopped
  • 12 small mushrooms
  • 1 small red onion, cut into 8 wedges
  •  

    Directions:

    In a re-sealable bag, combine broth, oil, vinegar, garlic, cumin and oregano leaves. Add chicken breast cubes, seal bag and massage to coat well. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes or up to 2 hours. Thread chicken cubes onto 4 metal skewers. Thread peppers, mushrooms and onions onto 4 separate skewers. Place chicken and vegetable skewers on greased grill over medium heat and grill, turning occasionally for about 8 minutes for the chicken or until no longer pink inside and about 12 minutes for the vegetables or until golden and tender crisp.
     
    Broiling Option: If it’s too cold to grill outside, lay kabobs on foil-lined baking sheet. Place about 6 inches (15 cm) under broiler and broil for about 8 minutes, turning once or until chicken is no longer pink inside and vegetables are golden brown.
     
    Tip: If metal skewers are not available you can use wooden skewers, but be sure to soak them at least 30 minutes in water before using to prevent flare ups.
     
    Source: Emily Richards, PH Ec. via www.heartandstroke.com


Dr. Scott Wilson

Dr. Scott Wilson is the Founder & Chairman of Physiomed; one of Canada’s largest franchised networks of inter-disciplinary healthcare clinics. A graduate of Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, Dr. Wilson founded Physiomed in 1994 and has since grown Physiomed to over 30 clinics in Southern Ontario and British Columbia. With hundreds of practitioners from over a dozen disciplines, Dr. Wilson and Physiomed have helped over 100,000 Canadians with physiotherapy, chiropractic, massage therapy, orthotic therapy, compression therapy and clinical conditioning as part of a program of rehabilitation and health optimization. In addition to helping patients improve their physical and mental well-being, Dr. Wilson has also mentored hundreds of practitioners to provide better care while enjoying more fulfilling careers. He is also a keynote speaker on many health related topics including how physiotherapy, chiropractic and health & wellness treatment can help with stress, weight loss, and unlocking the true potential within to achieve lasting physical well-being.

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