Low carb chicken fajita kebabs recipe

Chicken Fajita Kebabs

Course: Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: grilling
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 8 minutes
Total Time: 18 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 310kcal
Author: Lisa MarcAurele
Fire up the grill for these yummy marinated chicken fajita kebabs skewers. You'll love them as a low carb appetizer or meal. Perfect for summer barbecue!
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  • 6 pieces chicken thigh fillets chopped into pieces, about 2
  • 3/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon cayenne powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin seed
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon Sukrin Gold or 5 drops SweetLeaf stevia clear
  • 2 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1 inch medium green bell pepper cut to 1
  • 1 inch medium red bell pepper cut to 1
  • 1 jalapeño or green chili
  • 1/2 cup celery leaves
  • 2 tablespoons to 3 water
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 1 medium red onion optional


  • Season chicken thigh fillet with salt, black pepper, chili powder, cayenne powder and half of ground cumin seed. Top with garlic. Marinate for 1 hour inside the refrigerator then transfer to a ziplock plastic bag.
  • Add sweetener (Sukrin Gold or stevia) to apple cider vinegar.
  • Drizzle lime juice and apple cider vinegar mixture over seasoned chicken fillet.
  • Add celery leaves, red bell pepper, green bell pepper,jalapeño or green chili, and onion (if using)
  • Marinate seasoned chicken fillet for 24 hours.
  • Arrange pieces on a barbeque stick. Get one piece of chicken fillet, add celery leaf on one side and fold then place on a stick. Do this to all the chicken fillet. Alternately add chicken and bell pepper onto the stick. Add in red onion slices if using.
  • Sprinkle smoked paprika and the remaining cumin.
  • Grill for about 5 to 8 minutes or until thoroughly cooked. Use the remaining marinade mixture for basting.
  • Serve immediately. Enjoy!


Serving: 226g | Calories: 310kcal | Carbohydrates: 4.3g | Protein: 44.5g | Fat: 11.5g | Saturated Fat: 3.1g | Cholesterol: 135mg | Sodium: 143mg | Fiber: 1.4g | Sugar: 2.1g

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