7.21.2011

Let's Eat Y'all!

Happy Friday!  I'm Allie, from Sundresses and Smiles.  Daphne is one of the people that has made blogging so meaningful and fulfilling for me, so when she asked me to guest post I was thrilled.

Today I will be sharing a recipe for Mango-Chicken Kabobs found at allrecipes.com.  My best friend, AMF, and I made these at the lake for Memorial Day weekend and they were a huge hit.


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Ingredients (Yields 4 servings)
1/4 cup olive oil
2 teaspoons minced, fresh ginger root (we were lazy and just used ginger spice and it tasted great)
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1 teaspoon orange juice
1 teaspoon brown sugar
1 pinch white sugar
4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, cut into bite sized pieces
salt to taste
3 mangoes--peeled, seeded, and diced
skewers

Instructions
  1. In a shallow container, mix the olive oil, ginger root, lemon juice, orange juice, brown sugar, and white sugar.  Place the chicken breasts in the mixture and marinate at least 30 min in the refrigerator.
  2. Preheat the grill for high heat.  Immerse skewers in water (I added this step which is very important, luckily AMF knew to do this, because I would not have.  If you do not wet them, they will set fire on the grill!!)  
  3. Season chicken with salt and alternately thread chicken and mango onto skewers.  Discard marinade.
  4. Lightly oil the grill grate.  Place skewers on the grill, and cook 15 minutes, turning to cook on all sides, until juices run clear.
  5. ENJOY!
Chicken Marinating and Mango Ready for Skewers!

On the Grill

Allie and AMF, the chefs of the night!

Finished Product!

These kabobs were delicious and the perfect summer meal.  I also LOVED the marinade on the chicken and would love to use it when cooking chicken in general!

Do you like kabobs?

Link up with your favorite summer recipes!


10 comments :

  1. Those sound exceptoinally good! I love the taste of mango, I bet they are delicious. Printing out recipe as I type this, thanks!

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  2. Oh yes, love kabobs and chicken! Will need to try this one very soon! Thanks for sharing!!

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  3. These kabobs look amazing! thanks for the recipe! i cant wait to try this!:)

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  4. Allie, these look great. I will have to try them.

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  5. These look absolutely fantastic! The perfect little summer eat! (c: And I always love some good mango...

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  6. Yum, I wish we were neighbors!

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  7. Yum! I bet the mangoes are wonderful!

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  8. Mmmm, kabobs are great. I haven't had any with mango, but I'm sure it's a great addition.

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  9. those look yummy. I really want to try :)

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