chicken shish kabobs

Skip the vegetables on this one, there is only room for chicken on these skewers.  Season them with some rub the night before and let those juicy little chicken chunks marinate overnight.  Then it’s time to introduce them to your favorite cooking tool.  Your Weber Grill.


Yield: Serves 4
Prep time: 15 Minutes
Cook time: 20-25 minutes to internal temp of 160 degrees


Ingredients


Measure       Ingredient                                                Prep Notes      
1.5 lbs           Chicken, Breast, Boneless, Skinless       Cut into 1 ½” Cubes
Or                  Chicken, Thigh, Boneless, Skinless
2 Tbsp          Oil, Olive Blend                                            
2 Tbsp          Oink Rub, or Rub a Dub Rub                                                                          
4 Tbsp          Sauce, High Altitude
4 Tbsp          Sauce, Low Country


Prep Directions:
Chicken Kabob Prep
Cut chicken breast or thighs meat into 1 ½’ Cubes
Place into a medium mixing bowl
Add the Oink Rub – Adjust level to as light or as heavy as you desire
Mix well to combine rub and coat chicken
Transfer to a Ziploc bag
Store in fridge for 4 hours, or overnight if desired
Chicken Kabob Prep
Mix equal parts of both flavors of bbq sauce in a small bowl
Save for basting
 

Cooking Notes:
Be sure to have your Weber grill pre-heated to 400-425 degrees
Cooking Directions:
Cut chicken breast or thighs meat into 1 ½’ Cubes
Place into a medium mixing bowl
Add the Oink (or rub a dub) Rub – Adjust level to as light or as heavy as you desire
Mix well to combine rub and coat chicken
Transfer to a Ziploc bag
Store in fridge for 4 hours, or overnight if desired
Pre-heat Weber Grill to 400-425 degrees
For added flavor, chicken may be smoked by adding smoker tube or smoker box to your grill. Smoke as light or as heavy as preferred while grilling
While the Grill is pre-heating, Time to make the Kabobs
Using a heavy duty metal skewer, Start to skewer the chicken, be sure to divide the pieces into 4 piles to ensure each skewer is equal
Once the skewers are done, place onto a cookie sheet and refrigerate if not using within 5 minutes
Open the pre-heated grill and place the skewers onto the grill grate
Sear on the first side for 3-4 minutes, open the lid and using tongs rotate the Kabobs to the next side
Close the lid and cook for 3-4 minutes, Repeat the process for each side
After the final turn, using your instant read digital thermometer, start to check the internal temp of the Chicken
Once the temp reads 160 Degrees, you are fully cooked
Baste with the 50/50 Sauce on all sides and remove from the grill, using tongs
Serve with extra 50/50 BBQ dipping sauce on the side


Grills / Grill Gear Used:
Weber Genesis II LX Ace Sku # 8532954
Weber Stainless Steel Skewer Set Weber # 6726
GrillMark Skewers Ace Sku # 86803


Products Used:
Oink Rub – 5280 Culinary Ace Sku # 8562043
Rub A Dub – 5280 Culinary Ace Sku # 8562050
Low Country BBQ Sauce – 5280 Culinary Ace Sku # 8560252
High Altitude BBQ Sauce – 5280 Culinary Ace Sku # 8560088

 

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