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Cilantro Lime Chicken Kabobs

Zesty cilantro lime chicken on a stick! Dinner is both tasty AND fun!
Let’s talk dinner, people. Do you experience issues with variety? Are you tired of the same rotation? Yah. Me too. I have to be real with y’all. I have like maaaaybe 20 dinner meals on rotation and I’m looking to expand that.


  • ¾ cup Italian dressing
  • ¾ cup Cilantro leaves finely chopped
  • Zest and juice of 2 limes
  • 5 Garlic cloves minced
  • 1 ½ teaspoons Kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon Onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon Granulated sugar
  • 1 ½ lbs. Boneless chicken breast cut into 1 inch chunks
  • 2 cups Italian peppers chopped into 1 inch chunks
  • 1 large (about 1 ½ cups) red onion cut into 1 inch chunks
  • 8 Wooden skewers


  • In a large bowl combine Italian dressing, cilantro, juice and lime zest, garlic cloves, salt, onion powder, and sugar. Whisk quickly to combine. Reserve ½ cup of the marinade for later use. Add the chicken breast and stir evenly to coat. Cover and place in the refrigerator for 30-45 minutes.
  • Heat griddle to medium/high heat or place stovetop grill on the stove over medium/high heat. Remove chicken from marinade. Discard marinade. Take 2 wooden skewers and place them side by side. Thread chicken into the double skewers alternating with Italian peppers and onions. Place on the griddle and immediately brush kabobs with reserved marinade. Grill for 20 minutes or until chicken is cooked through, brushing every few minutes with the reserved marinade.
  • Remove from heat and serve immediately.
  • Makes 4 kabobs