Chicken and Fruit Kebabs

skewered grilled chicken and fruit
Prep Time: 
15 min.
Number of Servings: 


  • 12 cup apricot jam
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 2 tsp teriyaki or low-sodium soy sauce
  • 12 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 12 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1 12 inch chunks 
  • Fresh Fruit – plums, nectarines & pineapple work best
  • Vegetable oil


  1. If using wood skewers, soak them for at least 25 minutes.
  2. Combine first four ingredients in a bowl. Set aside.
  3. Thread chicken and plums or nectarines alternately on either wood or metal skewers. (Leave a little space between each item.)
  4. Brush a grill rack with vegetable oil. Heat grill to medium.
  5. Grill kebabs about 4 inches from heat source. Baste occasionally with apricot sauce and turn skewers as needed until chicken is cooked. (Do not baste skewers during last few minutes of grilling.)
Nutrition Info: 
Made with 2 plums and 2 nectarines: 357 Calories, 39 g Protein, 124 mg Cholesterol, 32 g Carbohydrates, 22 g Total sugars (17 g Added sugars), 1 g Fiber, 8 g Total fat (1 g sat), 174 mg Sodium, ★★★★★ Vitamin B3 (niacin), Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, ★★ Vitamin B2 (riboflavin), Vitamin B1 (thiamine), Vitamin B12, Vitamin E, Magnesium, Potassium, Zinc


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