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Heat up the grill! These Honey BBQ Chicken Skewers are such a great summer recipe if you’re looking for high protein chicken recipes for weight loss. We added slices of red bell pepper and red onion to add flavor and crunch. Grab a skewer and enjoy the BBQ while still hitting your nutrition goals. That is the perfect balance of summer fun to us.

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If you have any leftover skewers, you could throw the chicken, peppers and onions on top of this chopped salad in place of the salmon for a delicious lunch the next day!

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Honey BBQ Chicken Skewers Recipe Tips:

+ You can use whatever your favorite bbq sauce is in this recipe or you can try making it from scratch with our Tangy BBQ Sauce recipe.

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+ You could also add chunks of pineapple onto your skewers if you want to add a bit of sweetness to this easy dish. Your pineapple should be cut about the same size as your chicken.


Honey BBQ Chicken Skewers

These Honey BBQ Chicken Skewers are such a great summer recipe if you're looking for high protein chicken recipes for weight loss.


Yield: 6 servings
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  • Whisk together the coconut aminos, garlic powder, onion powder, and a pinch of salt andpepper. Add the chicken and toss to coat. Cover and marinate in the fridge for 1 hour or up toovernight.
  • Meanwhile, whisk toegther the bbq sauce, mustard, honey, and worcestershire.
  • Remove the chicken from the fridge for 30 minutes before cooking.
  • Skewer the chicken with pieces of bell pepper and oinon, alternating between all 3.
  • Preheat the grill to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Once heated, grill the skewers for about 5-7 minutes per side, or until the chicken reaches aninternal temperature of 165 degrees. For the last 2 mintues, brush the BBQ mixture over the skewers, flipping them on the grill to get some char with the bbq sauce.
  • Remove from the grill and brush with more bbq sauce to serve and enjoy!
Calories: 391kcal, Carbohydrates: 34g, Protein: 20g, Fat: 19g, Saturated Fat: 5g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g, Monounsaturated Fat: 8g, Trans Fat: 0.1g, Cholesterol: 111mg, Sodium: 875mg, Potassium: 442mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 26g, Vitamin A: 821IU, Vitamin C: 27mg, Calcium: 37mg, Iron: 1mg
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Honey BBQ Chicken Skewers Recipe