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Grilled Chicken Kabobs with Red Pepper Cilantro Pesto Recipe

These grilled chicken kabobs are fantastic for summertime dinners, but the real star of the show is the red pepper cilantro pesto!
Prep Time55 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Entrees
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: Grilling Recipes
Servings: 6 Servings
Calories: 213kcal



  • Soak 6 wooden skewers in warm water for 30 minutes. Alternatively, use metal skewers (no soaking required).
  • In the bowl of a food processor, combine the roasted red bell peppers, slivered almonds, garlic, cilantro, Parmesan cheese, and lime juice. Pulse until combined.
  • While the food processor is running, slowly pour in the olive oil. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Place the chicken in a medium bowl and toss with half of the pesto. Cover and let rest for 30 minutes.
  • Preheat the grill to medium heat and lightly brush the grill with oil.
  • Thread the chicken onto the skewers, alternating with the green onion pieces.
  • Grill until the chicken is just cooked through, 2 to 3 minutes per side.
  • Serve with the remaining pesto.


Weight Watchers Points: 6 (Points+), 5 (Old Points)


Serving: 1Kabob + 2 Tbsp Pesto | Calories: 213kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 51mg | Sodium: 394mg | Potassium: 366mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 290IU | Vitamin C: 9.7mg | Calcium: 58mg | Iron: 0.8mg