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 Rating
A great protein source for grilling season!


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


  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 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 about 3-4 minutes. Turn and continue cooking until chicken is cooked through, about 2 to 3 minutes. Brush with the reserved pesto.


For additional nutrition

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

Nutritional Highlights:


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 434
Calories from fat 216
Calories from saturated fat 42
Total Fat 24.0 g
Saturated Fat 4.6 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.9 g
Monounsaturated Fat 14.7 g
Cholesterol 113 mg
Sodium 258 mg
Potassium 885 mg
Total Carbohydrate 7.0 g
Dietary Fiber 2.1 g
Sugars 3.7 g
Protein 47 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Meat 2.1
Milk Alternative 0.2
Vegetables 1.7

Energy sources

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