Simple Chicken and Veggie Kebabs

Nothing is better than summer grilling and simple paleo chicken and veggie kebabs are an easy way to please the whole family! 

Simple Chicken and Veggie Kebabs | paleo, AIP friendly, easy, recipe, grilled, marinade, onions, peppers, healthy, honey, soy | hungrybynature.com

Saaaaaaweeet summatime. Ok ok ok, I know it’s not officially summer yet but it feels like it right?! Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start of summer and since summertime Chi is the best time of year, I like to make it last as long as possible.

And to me, nothing is better than grilling season!

Simple Chicken and Veggie Kebabs | paleo, AIP friendly, easy, recipe, grilled, marinade, onions, peppers, healthy, honey, soy | hungrybynature.com

I mean, LOOK AT THOSE THINGS.

My sister was in town last week and while I was at work one day, she made a marinade for the chicken and veggie skewers we were planning on having for dinner. It was outta this world GOOD. P.S. she is a phenomenal cook and can totally just open up the fridge / pantry and make something delicious on the spot. I’m still working on that skill.

Simple Chicken and Veggie Kebabs | paleo, AIP friendly, easy, recipe, grilled, marinade, onions, peppers, healthy, honey, soy | hungrybynature.com

Obviously I asked her what was in the marinade – she somewhat remembered and I, of course, didn’t write down what she did… but I’m pretty sure I figured it out.

Here’s what you need:

  1. Avocado oil
  2. Honey
  3. Coconut aminos
  4. Salt and pepper
  5. Trader Joe’s 21 Seasoning Salute

Simple Chicken and Veggie Kebabs | paleo, AIP friendly, easy, recipe, grilled, marinade, onions, peppers, healthy, honey, soy | hungrybynature.com

If you can, marinade the chicken and veggies overnight – it’s worth it. Two hours is really all you need if you’re tight on time or just can’t wait another second to grill these bad boys. I don’t blame you!

Personally I love grilled onions, especially red onions. And bell peppers. Peppers are not AIP approved; so if you are following the AIP diet, swap out the bell peppers with other veggies – zucchini and summer squash would be great!

Simple Chicken and Veggie Kebabs | paleo, AIP friendly, easy, recipe, grilled, marinade, onions, peppers, healthy, honey, soy | hungrybynature.com

Tell me: What is your favorite thing to grill in the summer?

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Simple Chicken and Veggie Kebabs
 
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Recipe type: Main
Serves: 4 servings
Ingredients
For the marinade:
  • ¼ cup avocado oil*
  • ⅓ cup honey
  • ⅓ cup coconut aminos**
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Trader Joe's 21 Seasoning Salute
For the kebabs:
  • 1½ pounds chicken breast
  • 3 bell peppers
  • 1 red onion
Instructions
  1. Combine all marinade ingredients in a bowl and whisk to combine.
  2. Cut chicken into 1 inch cubes and place in a plastic bag.
  3. Chop bell peppers and red onion into chunks. Place into the bag with the chicken.
  4. Pour marinade over chicken and veggies. Remove as much air as possible and seal the bag closed. Place in the fridge for at least two hours.
  5. Preheat the grill to medium heat.
  6. Assemble the skewers alternating between chicken and veggies.
  7. Grill the skewers for 15 minutes, flipping halfway through.
Notes
*Feel free to sub in olive oil if you don't have avocado oil.
**You can also use soy sauce (if not GF) or tamari in place of the coconut aminos.

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2 thoughts on “Simple Chicken and Veggie Kebabs

  1. Emily

    Kebabs are SO pretty. The variety of colors is delightful, and that’s so neat that you and your sister both like to cook. 🙂 This is definitely a perfect dish to ring in summer time.

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    1. Ellie Post author

      Aren’t they?! I love how colorful fresh food is 🙂 and it’s so fun! She is a fabulous cook!

      Reply

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