Pomegranate Balsamic Chicken Skewers

Pomegranate Balsamic Chicken Skewers
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Get ready for a lean, clean, and green dinner! Who says it has to be summertime to enjoy healthy chicken skewers?

2
Servings
531
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 Pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into one-inch pieces
  • 3/4 Cups organicgirl® pomegranate balsamic dressing, divided
  • 2 Asian or other firm pears, cored and cut into wedges
  • 1/4 Cup chopped parsley

Directions

In a large bowl, toss chicken with ½ cup dressing. Cover and refrigerate at least one hour.

Thread the marinated chicken and pears onto skewers.

In a lightly oiled grill pan or skillet over medium-high heat, cook chicken skewers until internal temperature reaches 165 degrees F and chicken is browned on all sides, about 2-3 minutes per side. Sprinkle with parsley and serve with ¼ cup dressing for dipping.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
16g
23%
Sugar
14g
16%
Saturated Fat
3g
13%
Cholesterol
247mg
82%
Carbohydrate, by difference
22g
17%
Protein
75g
100%
Vitamin A, RAE
23µg
3%
Vitamin B-12
1µg
42%
Vitamin B-6
3mg
100%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
10µg
11%
Calcium, Ca
64mg
6%
Choline, total
256mg
60%
Fiber, total dietary
1g
4%
Folate, total
4µg
1%
Iron, Fe
2mg
11%
Magnesium, Mg
91mg
28%
Niacin
29mg
100%
Pantothenic acid
4mg
80%
Phosphorus, P
651mg
93%
Riboflavin
1mg
91%
Selenium, Se
74µg
100%
Sodium, Na
958mg
64%
Water
210g
8%
Zinc, Zn
3mg
38%

Pomegranate Shopping Tip

Buying fruits in season when they are at the peak of their freshness make for great tasting food and can save you money.

Pomegranate Cooking Tip

Don’t throw out your overripe fruit – instead blend into a smoothie or salad dressing, add to muffin batter, bake into a cobbler, or boil down with sugar and a little lemon juice to make jam.