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Spicy Orange Chicken Kabob Appetizers


Spicy Orange Chicken Kabob Appetizers

Spicy Orange Chicken Kabob Appetizers

Yield

Makes 12 servings

Ingredients

2 boneless skinless chicken breasts (4 ounces each)
1 small red or green bell pepper
24 small fresh button mushrooms
1/2 cup orange juice
2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1-1/2 teaspoons onion powder
1/2 teaspoon Chinese 5-spice powder*

*Chinese 5-spice powder is a blend of cinnamon, star anise, fennel seed, anise and ginger. It is available in most supermarkets and at Asian grocery stores.

Preparation

  1. Cut chicken and bell pepper into 24 (3/4-inch) square pieces. Place chicken, pepper and mushrooms in large resealable food storage bag. Combine orange juice, soy sauce, oil, onion powder and 5-spice powder in small bowl. Pour over chicken and vegetables. Seal bag; turn to coat. Marinate in refrigerator 4 to 24 hours, turning frequently.
  2. Soak 24 small wooden skewers or toothpicks in water 20 minutes. Meanwhile, preheat broiler. Coat broiler pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  3. Drain chicken mixture, reserving marinade. Thread 1 piece chicken, 1 piece pepper and 1 mushroom onto each skewer. Place on prepared pan. Brush with marinade; discard remaining marinade. Broil 4 inches from heat 5 to 6 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink in center. Serve immediately.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 2 kabobs
Sodium 38 mg
Protein 4 g
Fiber <1 g
Carbohydrate 2 g
Cholesterol 10 mg
Saturated Fat <1 g
Total Fat <1 g
Calories from Fat 26 %
Calories 30

Dietary Exchange

Meat 1/2

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