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Paleo + Whole30 Chimichurri Chicken Skewers

A delicious and healthy 30 minute chicken kebab recipe!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Calories: 574
Author: Natalie

Ingredients

Chimichurri Sauce

  • 1 bunch worth parsley leaves some stems ok
  • 1 bunch worth cilantro leaves some stems ok
  • 3/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

Chicken Skewers

  • 4 6-ounce chicken breasts, cut into 1" cubes (I get my chicken from ButcherBox, which I highly recommend)
  • Half of the chimichurri sauce save the other half to serve as a dipping sauce for the cooked skewers

Kitchen Equipment Needed:

Instructions

Chimichurri Sauce

  • Combine the parsley, cilantro, olive oil, red wine vinegar, garlic, red pepper flakes, salt and pepper in a food processor. Pulse for about 10-15 seconds until just combined. you do not want to over pulse and turn this into a smooth sauce.

Chimichurri Chicken Skewers

  • In a medium size mixing bowl, combine the cubed chicken and half of the chimichurri sauce. (Save the other half of the chimichurri sauce to serve as a dipping sauce for the cooked skewers). Allow to marinate for at least 10 minutes, or up to 1 day.
  • Remove the chicken cubes from the marinade and thread them onto the skewers. Discard any remaining marinade.
  • Remove the chicken cubes from the marinade and thread them onto the skewers. Discard any remaining marinade.
  • Preheat your outdoor grill (or indoor grill pan) over high heat. Cook the skewers until slightly charred and cooked to 165ºF using an instant read thermometer, about 10-15 minutes. Flip the skewers once when grilling.
  • Remove the skewers from the grill and allow to rest for 5 minutes. Serve warm with remaining chimichurri sauce.

Nutrition

Calories: 574 | Total Carbs: 1.5g | Protein: 38.7g | Fat: 46.6g | Fiber: 0.5g | Net Carbs: 1g