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Mexican Chicken Kabobs with Chile Cheese Sauce

  • Prep 35 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Servings 4

These cheesy Mexican chicken kabobs can’t wait to start sizzling on your grill! MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

8
(10-inch) bamboo skewers
8
oz pasteurized prepared sharp Cheddar cheese product loaf, cut in 1/2-inch cubes
1
can (4 oz) Old El Paso™ whole green chiles
1
tablespoon Sriracha sauce
1 1/4
lb boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces
1/4
cup olive oil
1
package (0.85 oz) Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix chicken
2
medium red bell peppers, cut into 1 1/4-inch pieces (12 pieces)
4
green onions, cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces
1/4
teaspoon salt

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat gas or charcoal grill. Soak skewers in water 10 minutes; drain.
  • 2
    In medium microwavable bowl, mix cheese, chiles and Sriracha sauce. Microwave uncovered on High 4 to 5 minutes, stirring once after 2 minutes, until cheese melts and mixture is smooth; keep warm.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, in medium bowl, mix chicken, 2 tablespoons of the olive oil and the taco seasoning mix. On each of 4 skewers, thread chicken, leaving 1/4-inch space between each piece.
  • 4
    On remaining 4 skewers, thread alternating bell peppers and green onions. Brush vegetables generously on both sides with remaining 2 tablespoons olive oil; sprinkle with salt.
  • 5
    Place kabobs on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; cook vegetables 6 to 8 minutes and chicken 10 to 14 minutes, turning kabobs 1 or 2 times, until grill marks form, vegetables are tender and chicken is no longer pink in center. Serve with cheese sauce.

Expert Tips

  • Craving carbs too? Stuff chicken and veggies into warmed soft tortillas, or serve over rice.
  • If vegetables kabobs are finished before chicken kabobs, keep warm by covering tightly with foil or placing in a 200°F oven. Cheese sauce can also be kept warm, covered with foil, in the same oven.
  • Metal skewers can be used instead of bamboo. Bamboo skewers are soaked in water so they're less likely to burn; there is no need to soak if you use metal skewers.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
480
Calories from Fat
260
% Daily Value
Total Fat
29g
45%
Saturated Fat
7g
33%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
105mg
35%
Sodium
1640mg
68%
Potassium
480mg
14%
Total Carbohydrate
14g
5%
Dietary Fiber
1g
7%
Sugars
9g
Protein
40g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
70%
70%
Vitamin C
80%
80%
Calcium
40%
40%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 4 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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