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Chipotle Lime Chicken Skewers

A zesty chicken shish-kabob that is perfect grilled to enjoy on a summer night! Paired with a dip and side or enjoyed solo, you will love our chipotle lime chicken!
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4
Author Lolly Jane


  • 2 lbs. chicken cut into chunks
  • 1/4 c. lime juice
  • 1/2 tbsp. lime zest optional
  • 1/2 c. cilantro flakes or fresh
  • 1 tbsp. ground cumin
  • 2 tsp. minced garlic
  • 1 tbsp. chipotle powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper


  1. To make the marinade, mix together the salt, pepper, chipotle powder, garlic, cumin, cilantro and lime zest in a large bowl.
  2. Add the chicken pieces to the marinade and coat chicken entirely.
  3. Cover and refrigerate for 25 minutes.
  4. Preheat grill on medium setting.
  5. Dice the onion and bell peppers in same size pieces as chicken.
  6. Pierce the chicken, onion and peppers into skewers.
  7. Grill skewers for 4-5 minutes on each side or until chicken is white inside.
  8. Remove skewers from heat and while warm, pour the lime juice over the skewers.