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    Chicken & Vegetable Kabobs with Lemon Herb Rice Pilaf Recipe

    High Protein

    Chicken & Vegetable Kabobs with Lemon Herb Rice Pilaf Recipe

    recipes:
    • White
    • Grill
    • Chicken
    • 30 - 45 MIN
    Chicken & Vegetable Kabobs with Lemon Herb Rice Pilaf Recipe
    • Servings
      6
    • Prep
      25m
    • Cook
      25m
    • Total
      50m
    • Fresh

      Fresh

    About this dish

    With chunks of chicken breast and a rich variety of seasonings, this easy-to-cook Middle East favorite is sure to become a favorite with your family.

    Ingredients

    • 1 cup UNCLE BEN’S® ORIGINAL CONVERTED® Brand Rice
    • 1 Tbsp. butter
    • 1 lemon juice and zest (divide)
    • 8 skewers wooden (soaked in water)
    • 3 boneless skinless chicken breasts cut into 1½" cubes
    • 2 tsp. fresh rosemary chopped (divided)
    • 2 tsp. fresh thyme chopped (divided)
    • 2 tsp. fresh basil chopped (divided)
    • 12 small button mushrooms
    • 2 red bell peppers cut into 1½" squares
    • 3 tsp. salt 
    • 2 tsp. black pepper (divided)
    • 2-1/4 cups chicken broth
    • 1/2 red onion (divided)
    • 1/4 cup olive oil

    Instructions

    1. Mix cubed chicken, red bell pepper onion and mushroom with 2 tsp. salt, 1 tsp. black pepper, olive oil, juice and zest of half of the lemon, and half of the herbs. Let marinate for 10-15 min.
    2. Cook rice in chicken broth (instead of water) with 1 Tbsp. butter according to package instructions.
    3. While rice is cooking assemble kabobs as desired and grill on preheated outdoor grill until chicken is fully cooked.
    4. When rice is finished cooking, and in juice and zest of the other half of lemon and the remaining half of the herbs. Season rice with 1 tsp. salt and 1 tsp. black pepper if desired.
    5. Serve 1 kabob per person over rice.

    Nutrition

    Amount per serving (6 total)

    Calories: 270
    Total Fat : 8g 12%
    Saturated Fat : 2.5g 13%
    Trans Fat : 0
    Sodium: 1590mg 66%
    Carbohydrates: 30g 10%
    Dietary Fiber: 1g 4%
    Sugars: 2g
    Protein: 18g
     
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