Ginger Lime Chicken Skewers (01.31.13)

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by Jennifer Burns, Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute

  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts cut lengthwise into 3 strips, or 6 chicken tenderloins.
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • 2 tablespoon soy sauce (low sodium)
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, minced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 limes, juice only

 Preheat oven to 375° F.

Place a skewer through each chicken strip. Place on a plate or in a plastic container. Whisk the oil, red pepper flakes, soy sauce, ginger, garlic and the juice of 1 lime together. Pour over chicken skewers. Cover and refrigerate chicken for 1–2 hours.
Place chicken skewers on a baking sheet. Cook for about 15 minutes or grill over a medium-high heat on each side for 3-4 minutes.

Serving size: 1 skewer
Calories: 77
Total Fat: 4g
Saturated Fat: 1g
Trans Fat: 0
Cholesterol: 25mg
Sodium: 378mg
Carbohydrates: 1g
Fiber: 0g
Sugars: 0g
Protein: 8.9g