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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


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