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Savory Peach Chicken Kabobs

Flavorful peach chicken kabobs made with boneless chicken breasts,  in-season fresh local peaches, and Vidalia onions marinated in a homemade peach vinaigrette.  
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword chicken, grilling
Prep Time 3 hours 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 3 hours 30 minutes
Servings 5
Calories 330kcal
Author Amee

Ingredients

For the kabobs:

  • 1 lb boneless chicken breasts
  • 6 fresh peaches rinsed and sliced into large cubes (leave skin on)
  • 1 large sweet onion sliced into large chunks
  • 6-8 wooden skewers soaked in water
  • cooking spray for the grill

For the marinade:

  • 1/3 cup white balsamic vinegar
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 large peach peeled, pitted and pureed
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil

Instructions

To make the marinade:

  • Whisk vinegar, garlic, brown sugar, salt and pepper in a small bowl until sugar is dissolved
  • Whisk in oil until blended
  • Stir in fresh peach puree and basil
    bowl of peach puree marinade
  • Set aside

For the kabobs:

  • Before you begin, soak the wooden skewers in water
  • This helps keep them from burning while cooking
  • Some say soak, others say don't bother, I say do what you think is best. I soak my skewers.
  • Cut chicken breasts into 2-3" cubes
    cut chicken breast for kabobs
  • Cut onion into 2-3" pieces
    cut onions for kabobs
  • Pour vinaigrette over the top, cover and refrigerate for several hours
    onions and chicken marinating in peach puree vinaigrette
  • Cut peaches into chunks big enough to skewer
    cut peaches for kabobs
  • Assemble kabobs by layering onion, peaches and chicken on the skewers
    peach chicken kabobs assembled in dish
  • Preheat grill to about 375 degrees and spray with non-stick spray
  • Cook kabobs on medium heat for 8-10 minutes, turning several times, until done
    peach chicken kabobs on the grill cooking

Nutrition

Calories: 330kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 58mg | Sodium: 122mg | Potassium: 650mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 26g | Vitamin A: 760IU | Vitamin C: 16mg | Calcium: 34mg | Iron: 1mg