Greatest Chicken Kabobs Recipe

Chicken kabobs recipe

The western culture calls this food item Shish kabobs (or kababs). Kabobs have numerous spellings depending on which country they are made. In some countries, they are called kebabs or kebaps. Kabobs are a common food in the Middle East and Northern Africa. It is easy to prepare has been around for centuries.

"Shish” is a Turkish term that means “skewer.” “Kebab” is the Turkish word for “roast meat.” A kabob can consist of any type of cubed pieces of meat and or vegetables. You can also make kabobs out of fruit which is a great display for parties. The meat kabobs are best when marinated and grilled. The vegetables mostly used when making the kabobs are grape tomatoes, bell peppers, onions and mushrooms.

I don’t really know the exact year kabobs were created, but do know they are native to Turkey. Purportedly, Turkish soldiers would take cubes of meat placing them on their swords and cook them on top of an open fire, which was also a faster method of cooking a small piece of meat during that period.

If you want the best chicken kabobs recipe; cut chicken breast in cubes and find a great marinade recipe. Ensure that you marinate this meat overnight before they hit the grill the next day.

Hint: You can mix sweet and spicy such as spicy sausage and pineapple chunks.

Now try this chicken kabobs recipe below and wow everyone!

juicy chicken kabobs

Prepration time 40 minutes

Cooking time 50 minutes

12 servings


  • 8 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves - cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 5 small onions, minced
  • 1 green pepper, cut into 1inch pieces
  • 1 canned pineapple
  • Preparation:

  • 1. Combine oil, honey, soy sauce, black pepper, garlic, pineapple, onions and green peppers in the bowl, and marinate in the refrigerator at least 1 hour or more.
  • 2. Drain marinade from the chicken and vegetables, and save it to brush onto kabobs while cooking.
  • 3. Preheat the grill.
  • 4. Align chicken and vegetables alternately onto the skewers.
  • 5. Lightly oil the grill bars. Place the skewers on the grill. Cook for 12 to 15 minutes, until chicken juices run clear. Turn and brush with reserved marinade frequently.
  • Enjoy!

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