Easy BBQ Kabobs
July 19, 2013
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"Kabobs are one of those grilling items that look really fancy, but are so easy to do. Also, chicken and bacon are two ingredients put together sound like an odd match, but far from the truth in this recipe. It makes for an amazing flavorful combination."
Types of Kabob Sticks
Kabob sticks come in a variety of styles and material and are known as skewers. Examples include thin metal or wooden sticks they are often loaded with meats and veggies and grilled on the BBQ.
Why is it called shish kebab?
Shish kebab is a signature Turkish dish and combines the words skewer and roast meat. Other cultures have different names such as brochettes in France which translates as skewers. In Portugal the name espetadas are beef shish kebabs which are marinated in a delicious wine roasted over an open fire.
Should Kabob Sticks Be Soaked?
If you are grilling your kabobs you should soak them for about 30 minutes before placing them on the grill. However, bamboo sticks are best soaked overnight. Bamboo sticks are best to use to help prevent your kabob or skewers from burning.
Mix all the ingredient for marinade
Cut chicken into good size cubes
Put chicken n marinade and do a good job of moving the chicken around in the marinade
Leave in fridge for 2 hours or so
Prepare the bell peppers - cut into good size cubes
Take chicken out and wrap bacon around the chicken cubes - 1 complete wrap around should do it
With the loose bacon end, slide the chicken/bacon cube through kabob stick (we use good quality wood chop sticks)
Repeat this up to complete kabob - 4 or 5 chicken cues
Grill on BBQ at about 350 degrees or so for about 15 - 25 min, depending on your BBQ. Be sure not to burn and that chicken is cooked through.
Nutritional FactsServing Size: 1 (758.1 g), Calories 974.6, Total Fat - 53.3 g, Saturated Fat - 17.1 g, Cholesterol - 669.1 mg, Sodium - 4373.8 mg, Total Carbohydrate - 38.1 g, Dietary Fiber - 5.8 g, Sugars - 15.1 g, Protein - 87.7 g, Calcium - 114.9 mg, Iron - 9.3 mg, Vitamin C - 150.8 mg, Thiamin - 0.7 mg.
Tips & Variations
- Kabob Sticks