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Chicken Fajita Kebabs

Course: Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 8 minutes
Total Time: 18 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 158
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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Ingredients

  • 6 skinless chicken thighs chopped into pieces
  • ¾ teaspoon chili powder
  • ¾ teaspoon cayenne powder
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin seed
  • ½ teaspoon smoked paprika
  • ¼ cup apple cider vinegar
  • ¼ cup lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon Sukrin Gold or 5 drops SweetLeaf stevia clear
  • 2 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1 medium green bell pepper cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 medium red bell pepper cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 jalapeño or green chili
  • ½ cup celery leaves
  • 2 tablespoons to 3 water
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 1 medium red onion optional

Instructions

  • 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!

Notes

Nutritional data based on 6 skewers

Nutrition

Serving: 1skewer | Calories: 158 | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 107mg | Sodium: 197mg | Potassium: 424mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1070IU | Vitamin C: 46mg | Calcium: 22mg | Iron: 1mg

Additional Info

Net Carbs: 4 g | % Carbs: 10.7 % | % Protein: 59.1 % | % Fat: 30.2 % | SmartPoints: 3
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