Pesto Chicken Skewers

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Recipe video made by Michelle Published on 12/03/2019, viewed by 2492 , 0 Comments
yield4 portionstotal time25m

I didn't realize how easy it was to make skewers like this in the oven. They turn out great, but for a little extra char feel free to use the grill! The pesto and tomatoes are a tasty combo.

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What you will need

2 chicken breast

3 oz pesto

1 cup grape or cherry tomatoes

8oz bell pepper blend, optional

5.5oz Rice pilaf box

1 tbsp olive oil

2 3/4 cup water

(Nutritional facts 119 calories, 5.74 g fat, 12.1 g carbohydrates, 4.99 g protein, 9 mg cholesterol, 269 mg sodium)

How to cook

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Portion all ingredients.

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Add water and oil according to package instructions, bring to a boil.

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Add the seasoning packet and rice pilaf and stir. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes.

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Set oven to 450 degrees

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Cut the chicken into about one inch cubes.

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Stir in the pesto so that it coats the chunks of chicken.

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Alternate chicken and tomatoes on the metal skewers.

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Use the rest of the chicken to fill 4 skewers.

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in the oven for 15 minutes.

Line a pan with foil for easy cleanup. Lay the skewers on the pan and bake in the oven for 15 minutes.

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Broil for 3 minutes on high

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Stir the peppers into the pilaf and cover again and continue to cook for 5 minutes.

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Take the chicken out of the oven.

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