Keto Grilled Pesto Chicken and Tomato Kebabs

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
3 h 10 min 3
Keto Grilled Pesto Chicken and Tomato Kebabs
Health Highlights
A great protein source for grilling season!

Ingredients


567 gm Chicken breast, boneless, skinless (cut into 1-inch cubes)
24 tomato Cherry Tomatoes
1 bunch Basil, fresh (chopped)
1/4 cup Parmigiano-Reggiano (grated)
1/4 cup Olive Oil, Extra Virgin
2 clove(s) Garlic
1 dash Salt and pepper (to taste)

Instructions


  1. In a food processor pulse basil, garlic, parmesan cheese, salt, and pepper until smooth. Slowly add the olive oil while pulsing. Reserve 2-3 tbsp pesto in a separate bowl
  2. Combine the raw chicken with the rest of the pesto and marinate for a few hours in a bowl.
  3. Soak wooden skewers in water for at least 30 minutes (or use metal ones to avoid this step).
  4. Beginning and ending with chicken, thread chicken, and tomatoes onto 8 pairs of parallel skewers to make 8 kebabs total.
  5. Heat the outdoor grill or indoor grill pan over medium heat until hot. Be sure the grates are clean and spray lightly with oil.
  6. Place the chicken on the hot grill and cook for about 3-4 minutes. Turn and continue cooking until chicken is cooked through about 2 to 3 minutes. Brush with the reserved pesto.

Notes:

For additional nutrition

Weave through some peppers and zucchini and add to the skewers before grilling

Nutritional Highlights:

Chicken

is a very good source of protein, niacin and selenium. It is low in fat and easy to prepare

Quick Tips:

Purchase free-range, organically fed chickens

Chicken should be cooked until the internal temperature reaches 175F

 


Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 568
Calories from fat 325
Calories from saturated fat 61
Total Fat 36 g
Saturated Fat 6.7 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.7 g
Monounsaturated Fat 14.4 g
Cholesterol 144 mg
Sodium 895 mg
Potassium 717 mg
Total Carbohydrate 15.1 g
Dietary Fiber 8.1 g
Sugars 13.8 g
Protein 50 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Meat 2.1
Milk Alternative 0.2
Vegetables 1.7

Energy sources


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