Middle Eastern Chicken Kabobs

A tomato, garlic, honey, and herb relish accompanies this grilled chicken and vegetable kabob main-dish recipe.


Middle Eastern Chicken Kabobs

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Ingredients
  • 1   pound 
    skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1/4  cup 
    plain low-fat yogurt
  • 1   tablespoon 
    lemon juice
  • 1   teaspoon 
    dry mustard
  • 1   teaspoon 
    ground cinnamon
  • 1   teaspoon 
    curry powder
  • 1/2  teaspoon 
    salt
  • 1/4 - 1/2  teaspoon 
    crushed red pepper
  • 1   
    large red sweet pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces (1 cup)
  • 1   
    medium yellow summer squash, halved lengthwise and cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices
  •  
    Soft pita breads, warmed (optional)
  •  
    Tomato Relish (optional)
Tomato Relish
  • 2   
    Roma tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/2  cup 
    grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1   tablespoon 
    balsamic vinegar
  • 1   teaspoon 
    snipped fresh oregano
  • 1   teaspoon 
    snipped fresh thyme
  • 1   teaspoon 
    honey
  • 1   
    clove garlic, minced
  •  
    Salt and pepper

Directions
1.
Place chicken in a resealable plastic bag set in a bowl. In a small bowl stir together yogurt, lemon juice, mustard, cinnamon, curry powder, salt, and crushed red pepper. Pour over chicken. Seal bag; turn to coat. Refrigerate for 1 to 4 hours, turning occasionally.
2.
Preheat broiler. On 6 long metal skewers, thread chicken, sweet pepper, and squash, leaving 1/4 inch between pieces. Broil 4 to 5 inches from heat for 8 to 10 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink, turning once. If desired, serve with pita bread and Tomato Relish. Makes 6 servings.
Tomato Relish
1.
Combine Roma tomatoes, grape tomatoes, balsamic vinegar, oregano, thyme, honey, and garlic. Add salt and ground black pepper to taste. Cover; chill up to 4 hours.

Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 107, Fat, total (g) 2, chol. (mg) 44, carb. (g) 4, fiber (g) 1, sugar (g) 2, pro. (g) 19, vit. A (IU) 875, vit. C (mg) 54, Thiamin (mg) 0, Riboflavin (mg) 0, Niacin (mg) 8, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 1, Folate (g) 16, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0, sodium (mg) 254, Potassium (mg) 324, calcium (mg) 40, iron (mg) 1, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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