Tropical Chipotle Chicken Skewers
Sweet pineapple contrasts with savory chicken in this mouth-watering dish.
- 3/4 cup low-sodium ketchup
- 1/2 cup pineapple juice
- 3 chipotle chilies in adobo sauce
- 2 tsp minced garlic
- 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
- 1 1/2 lbs boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut into 1 1/2-inch cubes
- 32 (about 1 cup) olives, whole, pitted
- 1 cup cubed pineapple (1-inch)
- 8 (12-inch) wooden skewers, soaked in warm water
- Process ketchup, pineapple juice, chilies and garlic in bowl of food processor. Stir in cilantro. Reserve 1 cup sauce for dipping. Pour remaining chipotle sauce into large bowl and combine with chicken. Cover, refrigerate to marinate for 15 to 30 minutes.
- Prepare skewers by threading each with a olive, pineapple chunk and a piece of marinated chicken. Repeat pattern 2 times, then finish each skewer with 1 more olives.
- Grill skewers over medium-high heat for 7 to 9 minutes, turning to cook evenly. Serve 2 skewers on each plate accompanied with 1/4 cup of dipping sauce.
Calories from Fat 74 (23%)
(13%)Total Fat 8g
(7%)Saturated Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Total Carbohydrate 25g
(8%)Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
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