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Honey Sesame Chicken Skewers {Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free}

These sweet and savory chicken skewers are succulent and so tasty
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Asian, greek
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
marinade 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 23 minutes
Servings 6 servings


For the Chicken:

  • 1/3 cup gluten-free soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon minced ginger
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • 1/4-1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2-3 chicken breasts cut into 1-inch chunks

For the Vegetables:

  • 1 zucchini
  • 1 yellow squash
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 1/2 red onion
  • 1-2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt I used herbamare seasoned salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper


  • Combine all the ingredients for marinade and whisk to combine. Add the chicken and marinade in for 2-8 hours. If you are using wooden skewers, be sure to soak them in warm water for at least 30 minutes before grilling.
  • For the vegetables, cut them all into 1-inch pieces and place in a bowl. Toss with olive oil, salt and pepper. Then thread onto skewers
  • Preheat an oven broiler or gas/charcoal grill. Thread the chicken onto the skewers Broil or grill the chicken and vegetable skewers for 5-8 minutes until cooked through, using nonstick cooking spray on a foil-lined pan if you are broiling. Serve immediately and enjoy!


*Substitute the soy sauce with coconut aminos to make these soy-free/paleo!


Calories: 179kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 48mg | Sodium: 1200mg | Potassium: 532mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 810IU | Vitamin C: 38.6mg | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 0.9mg