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Garlic & Lime Grilled Chicken Skewers

  • prep time: 10 min
  • total time: 20 min
  • serves: 4 people
  • calories: 217 1 serving

These flavor-packed, grilled chicken skewers are on the table in just 20'll get great flavor fast by using picante sauce seasoned with garlic and a squeeze of fresh lime juice.


  • 1 1/4 pounds skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
  • 3/4 cup Pace® Picante Sauce
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder or 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon  ground cumin


  • Tips

    • Helper: If using wooden skewers, soak the skewers in water for 30 minutes before using.
  • Step 1

    Place the chicken between 2 pieces of plastic wrap. Pound the chicken to 1/2-inch thickness, using a meat mallet or a rolling pin. Season the chicken as desired.  Cut lengthwise into 1-inch strips.

  • Step 2

    Stir the picante sauce, oil, lime juice, garlic powder and cumin in a small bowl. Add the chicken and toss to coat.

  • Step 3

    Thread the chicken accordion-style on 8 skewers. Lightly oil the grill rack and heat the grill to medium. Grill for 10 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through, turning and brushing often with the picante sauce mixture. Discard any remaining picante sauce mixture.

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Calories 217
Total Fat 7 g
Sat. Fat 1.0 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 103 mg
Sodium 439 mg
Total Carb 3 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Sugar 1 g
Protein 31 g
Vitamin D 0 %DV
Calcium 1 %DV
Iron 0 %DV
Potassium 10 %DV

This nutritional information refers to each serving of the entire recipe and not just the products used as ingredients.