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Garlic & Lime Grilled Chicken Skewers

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  • 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.


cost per recipe: $7.01

  • 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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  • Yummy

    LISA N.
    June 2, 2014

    I made this and found it easy. I served it over salad and my husband enjoyed it. I will make again.

  • Good

    June 29, 2013

    all in all very good. The lime is a great twist . I wish it had more of a garlic taste to this. Pair this with some Spanish rice and of have a award wing combo. I will make this again and enjoy every bite thanx

  • Garlic & Lime Grilled Chicken Skewers

    August 14, 2012

    Chicken had Great flavor! The cumin really added to it. Will definitely make again soon!

  • Garlic & Lime Grilled Chicken Skewers

    Sandy S.
    June 26, 2012

    I used a roasted tomatilla salsa verde this time and it was wonderful.

  • Garlic & Lime Grilled Chicken Skewers

    August 31, 2011

    Super easy weeknight dinner...we make some spanish rice to go along with it and it's a perfect meal.

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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
    Added Sugars 0 g
    Protein 31 g
    Vitamin D 0 %DV
    Calcium 2 %DV
    Iron 1 %DV
    Potassium 12 %DV

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