17 Best Chicken Kabobs

Looking for delicious and easy chicken kabobs for your next summer BBQ party? You’ve come to the right place! In this blog post, I’ll be sharing different chicken kabobs ideas with marinades that can be made in the oven, on the grill, and in the air fryer. So, what are you waiting for? Start browsing through these chicken kabob recipes and get cooking!

There’s something about kabobs that just makes them irresistible. Maybe it’s the mix of flavors and textures or the fun way they’re cooked on a skewer. Whatever the reason, these chicken kabobs are sure to be a hit with your family and friends!

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17. Juicy Grilled Chicken Kabobs Recipe with Vegetables

It’s time to make the best chicken kabobs recipe with the juiciest and tastiest chicken meat!

Also adding bright and colorful vegetables in a flavorful honey and soy sauce marinade!


16. Mediterranean chicken kabobs

With an easy, flavorful marinade, Mediterranean chicken kabobs can be prepared on the grill or in the oven for a quick and delicious year-round gluten free, dairy free, Whole30 compliant, weeknight dinner.


15. BBQ Pineapple Chicken Kabob

So saucy, so sticky, and just so darn good! The chicken is perfectly tender with chunks of fresh pineapple, pepper and onion!


14. Hawaiian Chicken Kebabs

Super satisfying Hawaiian Chicken Kebabs made with bright pineapple, red onion, bell pepper and the most delicious flavor packed, marinated chicken.

After soaking up the seasoning of the marinade they’re perfectly grilled for a light char to get that final flavor enhancement.


13. Greek Chicken Kabobs

Super juicy, tender kabobs made with the best marinade ever! Olive oil, lemon juice, paprika, oregano, basil, thyme, garlic.


12. Honey Garlic Asian Chicken Kabob

This honey garlic marinade is to die for! Marinate overnight and throw on the grill when ready to serve.


11. Teriyaki Chicken Kabobs

Marinated teriyaki chicken, colorful bell peppers, sweet pineapple & onions make these Teriyaki Chicken Kabobs that are a delicious easy family dinner idea.


10. Oven Chicken Kabobs

These tasty chicken kabobs are baked in the oven, then finished under the broiler. The result: juicy kabobs that everyone will love!


09. Pineapple Chicken Kabobs Recipe

This Pineapple Chicken Kabobs Recipe is a great way to enjoy chicken skewers without even turning on the grill.

These chicken kabobs are loaded with chicken, fresh pineapple, peppers and onions, slathered with Asian glaze then baked to perfection. A great weeknight dinner idea!


08. Juiciest Grilled Chicken Kabobs

Make the juiciest grilled chicken kabobs with this classic recipe.


07. Baked Chicken Kabobs

You don’t need a grill to make flavorful chicken kabobs – you can bake them in your oven!

These baked chicken kabobs are healthy and simple. You’ll love how easy they are to put together. They’re gluten-free and dairy-free, too!


06. Grilled Lemon Garlic Chicken Skewers

Make the juiciest grilled chicken skewers with this easy chicken recipe.

These grilled chicken breasts kabobs are made with marinated chicken and served with crisp asparagus for a complete low-carb, Keto-friendly dinner!


05. Middle Eastern-Style Grilled Chicken Kabobs

You’ll make these flavorful chicken kabobs all summer long.


04. Chicken Souvlaki

Grilled Greek Chicken kabobs marinated in flavorful oregano, garlic marinade, served with side of grilled pita!


03. Teriyaki Chicken Skewers

The most delicious marinated teriyaki chicken grilled to perfection and finished with a delicious teriyaki sauce.

Serve with a sprinkle of sesame seeds and fresh chopped green onions over steamed rice.


02. Chicken Kebab

Easy recipe with the juiciest and best kebab (kabob) ever! Threaded on skewers and marinated with olive oil, lemon juice, paprika, garlic and cumin. So good!


01. Grilled Chicken Kabobs

These juicy and tender chicken kabobs are perfect straight off the grill or baked in the oven.

Marinated in a blend of Mexican fajita flavors, everyone will love this delicious dinner packed full of flavorful chicken, peppers, and onions.


Tips for Preparing Chicken Kabobs

To ensure your chicken kabobs turn out perfectly grilled and bursting with flavor, here are some essential tips to keep in mind.

Marinating Techniques

Marinating the chicken before grilling is key to infusing it with delicious flavors.

Allow the chicken to marinate for at least 30 minutes or, ideally, overnight to maximize the taste.

Experiment with different marinades and herbs to find your favorite combination.

Choosing the Right Ingredients

Select fresh and high-quality ingredients for your kabobs. Opt for boneless chicken pieces for easy skewering and even cooking.

Choose a variety of colorful vegetables like bell peppers, onions, zucchini, and cherry tomatoes to add vibrancy to your kabobs.

Skewering and Grilling Techniques

When assembling the kabobs, alternate between pieces of chicken and vegetables to create a visually appealing presentation.

Soak wooden skewers in water for at least 30 minutes before grilling to prevent them from burning.

Preheat the grill to medium-high heat and cook the kabobs for 10-12 minutes, turning occasionally, until the chicken is cooked through, and the vegetables are tender.

Creative Serving Ideas

While chicken kabobs are delicious on their own, you can elevate the dining experience with creative serving ideas. Here are a few suggestions:

  • Serve the kabobs over a bed of fluffy couscous or quinoa for a wholesome and filling meal.
  • Create a vibrant kabob bowl by arranging the grilled chicken and vegetables over a base of mixed greens and adding your favorite toppings like feta cheese, olives, and a drizzle of tangy dressing.
  • Transform the kabobs into tasty sliders by placing grilled chicken skewers on mini buns and adding condiments like mayonnaise, lettuce, and tomato slices.
  • Serve the kabobs with a side of warm tortillas, allowing your guests to build their own flavorful wraps with grilled chicken, vegetables, and a selection of sauces and toppings.

Healthier Alternatives

If you’re looking for healthier alternatives to traditional chicken kabobs, consider the following options:

  • Swap out the chicken for lean turkey or tofu for a protein-packed vegetarian option.
  • Use whole wheat or gluten-free tortillas instead of buns for a healthier slider variation.
  • Grill a variety of colorful vegetables as standalone kabobs or alongside the chicken for a vegetarian-friendly meal.

Get ready to savor the juicy chicken, the smoky aroma, and the explosion of flavors with each bite. Take your grilling skills to the next level and impress your friends and family with these mouthwatering chicken kabob ideas.