Sunday Supper...Lemon Garlic Chicken Kabobs

Lot's of work and fun outside this weekend...finishing up planting annuals and container gardening...

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Working in the garden always leaves me wanting to grill and eat outside...

enjoy some of the fruits of our labor...

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So tonight it's...

   Lemon Garlic Chicken Kabobs...  a recipe from the kitchen of One Perfect Bite

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Ingredients:

1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil

Zest of 1 lemon

2 tablespoons minced garlic

2 tablespoon minced fresh flat-leaf parsley

2 teaspoon kosher salt, plus more, to taste

1 teaspoon freshly ground pepper, plus more, to taste

2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 3/4-inch pieces

Optional Vegetables

Juice of 1 lemon lemon

1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil

1 large red onion, cut into 1-inch chunks

2 red bell pepper, seeded and cut into 1-inch chunks

Directions:

1) To prepare chicken: In a bowl, whisk together olive oil, lemon zest, garlic, parsley, salt and pepper. Add chicken and stir to combine. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 2 hours or up to 8 hours.

2) To prepare grill, plank and skewers: Soak a cedar plank in water according to package instructions. Prepare a medium fire in a grill and heat plank. If using wooden skewers, soak them in water to cover for at least 20 minutes.

3) To prepare vegetables: In a small bowl, whisk together 1/2 cup olive oil, the lemon juice, salt and pepper. Set aside. Thread onion and bell pepper onto skewers, alternating pieces and dividing them equally. Remove chicken from marinade; discard marinade. Thread chicken onto separate skewers, taking care not to pack pieces too tightly.

4) To grill: Lay skewers on warm plank. Brush vegetables with olive oil-lemon juice mixture. Close lid and cook until chicken is opaque throughout and the vegetables are soft and beginning to brown, 8 to 12 minutes. Transfer skewers to a warmed platter and serve immediately.

Yield: 4 servings

The table is all set...

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It's your turn.  Let's talk!