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Chicken Kabobs with Spiced Bacon Rub

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Serves: 6 (2 kabobs each) Prep time: 30 minutes
Source: Cook time: 10 minutes

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All you need:

  • 12 (10-inch long) wooden skewers
  • 2 slices Hy-Vee thick-sliced smoked bacon, uncooked and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 4 tsp Hy-Vee chili powder
  • 1 tbsp packed Hy-Vee brown sugar
  • 3/4 tsp Hy-Vee salt
  • 1/4 tsp Hy-Vee garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp Hy-Vee black pepper
  • 1 1/2 pounds Hy-Vee 100% natural COOL Chicken boneless, skinless breasts, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 medium zucchini, quartered lengthwise and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 large red bell pepper, seeded and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 medium pineapple, cut into 3/4-inch pieces
  • 1 c. Hy-Vee barbecue sauce

All you do:

  1. Soak skewers in water at least 30 minutes.
  2. In a food processor, process bacon, chili powder, brown sugar, salt, garlic powder and pepper until a smooth paste forms. In a large bowl, toss bacon mixture with chicken pieces; stir to coat. Thread coated chicken, zucchini, peppers and pineapple on skewers.
  3. Oil grill grate. Preheat grill for direct cooking to medium-high heat. Reserve half the barbecue sauce for serving. Place kabobs on grill, turning one-quarter turn every 2 minutes until browned and lightly charred. Lightly brush top side of kabobs with the unreserved barbecue sauce; turn and cook 1 minute. Brush and turn again; cook about 1 minute or until internal temperature reaches 165 degrees. Serve with reserved barbecue sauce.

Daily Values:

30% vitamin A 4% calcium
170% vitamin C 10% iron

Nutrition Facts per serving:

Calories: 330 Protein: 27g
Carbohydrate: 44g Saturated Fat: 0.5g
Cholesterol: 75mg Sodium: 910mg
Dietary Fiber: 4g Sugars: 34g
Fat: 3g Trans fats: 0g
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