Two Kebab sticks with grilled chicken and vegetables on a bed of white rice.

Spicy Marinated Chicken Kebabs over Rice

  • Servings


  • ½ cup white wine
  • ¼ cup lime juice
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro,
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1½ pounds boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 medium red onion, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 medium red or green bell peppers, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 medium yellow squash, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 12 wooden or metal skewers*
  • vegetable cooking spray
  • 3 cups hot cooked rice


  • Combine wine, lime juice, oil, garlic, jalapeno, cilantro, salt and black pepper in gallon size plastic re-sealable food bag. Add chicken, onion, red peppers and squash. Seal; toss to coat vegetables. Marinate in refrigerator 30 to 45 minutes. Remove chicken and vegetables. Place marinade in small saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat; keep warm.
  • Alternate chicken and vegetables on skewers. Place on broiler rack coated with cooking spray; brush with marinade. Broil 4 to 6 minutes from heat 8 to 10 minutes, turning and basting frequently with marinade.
  • Serve over hot rice.

Recipe Notes

Soak wooden skewers in water before using to prevent burning. Spray metal skewers with vegetable cooking spray before using.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 280
  • Total Fat 5g
  • Cholesterol 73mg
  • Sodium 262mg
  • Carbohydrates 28g
  • Dietary Fiber 2g
  • Protein 30g