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Barbecue Chicken Kabobs

These grilled Barbecue Chicken Kabobs and vegetables are skewered, covered in a spice rub, and then brushed with a sweet, spicy, smoky, and tangy BBQ sauce that is sure to be a hit at your summer BBQ or picnic.
Course Main Dishes
Cuisine American
Keyword Barbecue Chicken Kabob, Grilled Chicken Kabobs
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 334kcal
Author Michele @ Flavor Mosaic

Ingredients

  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 pounds Chicken breast cut into 2-inch chunks
  • 2 red sweet peppers chopped into bite-size chunks (not too small)
  • 2 green bell peppers chopped into bite-size chunks (not too small)

Spice Rub

  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian Seasoning

Barbecue Sauce

  • 1 cup Ketchup
  • 1/3 cup Whole Grain Mustard
  • 1 TBL Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1/4 cup Cider Vinegar
  • 1/4 cup Brown Sugar
  • 2 TBL McCormick's Mesquite Grill Seasoning optional
  • 1 tsp Liquid Smoke optional
  • Hot sauce to taste optional

Instructions

  • If using wooden skewers, be sure to soak them in water for 30 minutes before placing them on the grill.
  • Oil the grill and preheat to medium high heat.
  • Place chicken, onions, and red and green bell peppers in large bowl and drizzle with olive oil and toss to coat thoroughly.
  • Stir together all of the Spice Rub ingredients in a small bowl.
  • Sprinkle the spice rub on the chicken and vegetables and toss evenly to coat. Thread chicken and vegetables onto skewers. Set aside.
  • In a small saucepan add all of the ingredients for the barbecue Sauce. Heat over medium heat for about 5 minutes or until heated through.
  • Grill chicken and vegetables for approximately 8-10 minutes, rotating every couple minutes until the chicken is browned and the vegetables are slightly charred on each side and chicken is cooked through.
  • Brush the chicken and vegetables with the barbecue sauce, turn and cook for about one minute, brush the next side and cook for one minute. Repeat until all sides have been covered with barbeue sauce and cooked. Serve the remaining barbecue sauce on the side.
  • Serve with remaining barbecue sauce.

Nutrition

Calories: 334kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 97mg | Sodium: 900mg | Potassium: 897mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 1822IU | Vitamin C: 86mg | Calcium: 45mg | Iron: 2mg