Mediterranean Chicken Kabobs

3  large cloves garlic, crushed
2  tablespoons finely chopped fresh or 2 teaspoons dried rosemary leaves
1  tablespoon finely chopped fresh or 1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1  teaspoon salt
1/2  teaspoon pepper
1/4  cup fresh lemon juice
6  tablespoons olive oil
1 1/2  lb boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch pieces
1  large red bell pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
1  large red onion, cut into 1-inch wedges
• 1 In large shallow glass or plastic dish or resealable food-storage plastic bag, mix garlic, rosemary, oregano, 1/2 teaspoon of the salt, 1/4 teaspoon of the pepper, 3 tablespoons of the lemon juice and 5 tablespoons of the oil. Add chicken; turn to coat. Cover or seal; refrigerate 30 minutes to marinate.
• 2 Heat gas or charcoal grill. In small bowl, mix remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon pepper, 1 tablespoon lemon juice and 1 tablespoon oil; set aside.
• 3 Remove chicken from marinade; discard marinade. On 6 (10- to 12-inch) metal skewers, alternately thread chicken, bell pepper and onion, leaving space between pieces.
• 4 Place skewers on grill over medium-high heat. Cover grill; cook 8 to 10 minutes, turning occasionally and basting with lemon juice mixture, until chicken is no longer pink in center and vegetables are tender. Discard any remaining lemon juice mixture.

Presented by Autumn Kelly, registered dietician



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