This straightforward recipe for Hen Kabobs with Asian Marinade is scrumptious, low-carb, and it’s undoubtedly kid-approved! And summer season could also be winding down, however you continue to have fairly a number of weeks left of grilling climate so get pleasure from!

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I really like hen kabobs, and this recipe for Hen Kabobs with Asian Marinade had been hit once I made them for my niece Kara’s household, so I can report that they’re not solely wholesome and low in carbs for the adults, they’re undoubtedly kid-friendly as nicely. If you happen to’re searching for an thought for finish of summer season grilling, I can heartily advocate this recipe.

And though some individuals deal with Labor Day because the unofficial finish of summer season, I prefer to stretch out summer season so long as I can. My backyard remains to be giving me zucchini and tomatoes, and I’m nonetheless grilling outdoors, so there may be a number of extra summer season meals concepts coming earlier than we change to casseroles and baked dishes!

How do you are feeling concerning the arrival of cooler climate? Are you continue to celebrating summer season, like me? Or are you a type of individuals who’s already enthusiastic about (gasp) pumpkin recipes?

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What Asian flavors are on this recipe?

I’m not claiming that is an genuine Asian recipe, however with soy sauce, Asian sesame oil, garlic, and ginger, there are loads of Asian flavors happening right here.

What sort of skewers did I exploit?

This recipe makes use of these stunning blade-type skewers I obtained in Turkey, and if you happen to’re making kabobs I extremely advocate utilizing both thicker blade-type skewers (affiliate hyperlink) or double skewers (affiliate hyperlink) to forestall the meat from spinning round on the skewers. However if you happen to don’t have any skewers like that, be sure you squeeze the meals collectively to carry it in place.

What if you happen to don’t have an outside grill?

If you happen to don’t have an outside grill (or it’s not grilling climate) the grilled hen kabobs may be cooked on a stove-top grill pan with ridges or George Foreman Grill as nicely. (affiliate hyperlinks) Keep in mind the George Foreman Grill cooks either side directly, so modify the grilling time.

Need extra concepts for low-carb kabobs?

Take a look at Superb Recipes for Grilled Kabobs if you wish to see another choices for low-carb dinners cooked on a skewer! And if you happen to’re not grilling, try Low-Carb and Keto Baked Hen Recipes.

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How you can make Hen Kabobs with Asian Marinade:

(Scroll down for full recipe with dietary data.)

  1. Combine collectively the oil, soy sauce or Gluten-Free Soy Sauce (affiliate hyperlink), sesame oil (affiliate hyperlink), garlic puree, ginger puree, recent lime juice, and curry powder to make the marinade.
  2. Trim hen breasts (or use 8 skinless, boneless thighs if you happen to want) and reduce in 4 or 5 items crosswise.
  3. Put hen and marinade in a Ziploc bag and let it marinate all day within the fridge.
  4. When it’s time to cook dinner, drain the hen items whilst you preheat the grill to medium-high.
  5. Thread hen on to skewers, folding every bit over so it gained’t spin round on the skewer.
  6. Cook dinner hen about 8 minutes on the primary aspect, or till you see good grill marks and the hen is beginning to really feel agency.
  7. Then flip skewers over and cook dinner about 5 minutes extra on the second aspect.
  8. For greatest outcomes, use an instant-read meat thermometer (affiliate hyperlink) and take the hen off when it reaches 165F/75C. (See extra about secure temperatures for meals.)
  9. Serve scorching and revel in.

Grilled Chicken Kabobs with Asian Marinade shown on skewers on serving plate

Make it a Low-Carb Meal:

This may style nice with Crunchy Napa Cabbage Asian Slaw, Inexperienced Beans with Tahini and Lemon, Cucumber Salad with Avocado and Feta, Grilled Eggplant Salad, or Thai Cucumber Salad for a low-carb meal! When you have any leftover hen, make Leftover Hen Asian Chopped Salad the following day.

Extra Tasty Hen for Dinner:

Grilled Fusion Hen

Pepperoni Hen Pizza Bake

Sheet Pan Hen Fajitas

Air Fryer Marinated Hen Breasts

Hen with Peanut Sauce



  • 4 skinless, boneless hen breasts (see notes)

Marinade Components:

  • 1/8 cup peanut oil (see notes)
  • 1/8 cup olive oil (see notes)
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce (see notes)
  • 1 T Asian sesame oil
  • 1 T garlic puree
  • 2 tsp. ginger puree
  • 3 T recent lime juice (see notes)
  • 1 tsp. Madras Curry Powder or any curry powder you want will work
  • salt, pepper to style


  1. Combine collectively the peanut oil (or extra olive oil), olive oil, soy sauce, sesame oil, garlic puree, ginger puree, recent lime juice, and curry powder to make the marinade.
  2. Trim hen, eradicating all seen fats and tendons.
  3. Lower hen breasts into 4 or 5 crosswise strips. (For thighs, reduce into two items every.)
  4. Prepare hen in single layer in Ziploc bag, pour marinade over and marinate not less than 8 hours within the fridge. If you happen to’re going to be house, flip it a number of instances, however it’s not important.
  5. To cook dinner, drain hen in a colander within the sink and let it come to room temperature whilst you preheat fuel or charcoal grill to medium excessive.
  6. Spray the grill with non-stick spray or brush with oil earlier than you warmth. (You may as well brush a bit of oil immediately on the kabobs after you’ve assembled them.)
  7. Thread hen on to skewers, folding every bit over so it gained’t spin round on the skewer. I like blade formed skewers (affiliate hyperlink) or double skewers (affiliate hyperlink) to forestall the meat from spinning.
  8. Put hen on grill and cook dinner about 8 minutes, rotating a partial flip a number of instances for max grill marks.
  9. Then flip hen over and cook dinner about 5 minutes extra, or till hen feels agency however not laborious to the contact.
  10. For greatest outcomes, use an instant-read meat thermometer (affiliate hyperlink) and take the hen off when it reaches 165F/75C. (See extra about secure temperatures for meals.)
  11. Serve scorching.
  12. Leftover grilled hen could be nice on a salad like this one.


You should use 8 skinless, boneless hen thighs if you happen to want. I favored this with a mix of olive oil and peanut oil, however simply use 1/4 cup olive oil if you happen to don’t have peanut oil or don’t need to use it. I used my fresh-frozen lime juice for this recipe. Use Gluten-Free Soy Sauce (affiliate hyperlink) if wanted.

This recipe created by Kalyn.

Diet Data:



Serving Dimension:


Quantity Per Serving:
Energy: 363Whole Fats: 21gSaturated Fats: 4gTrans Fats: 0gUnsaturated Fats: 16gLdl cholesterol: 102mgSodium: 1111mgCarbohydrates: 4gFiber: 1gSugar: 0gProtein: 39g

Diet data is mechanically calculated by the Recipe Plug-In I’m utilizing. I’m not a nutritionist and can’t assure 100% accuracy, since many variables have an effect on these calculations.

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Low-Carb Food plan / Low-Glycemic Food plan / South Seashore Food plan Solutions:
These grilled Hen Kabobs with Asian Marinade could be nice for a low-carb or Keto food plan, or any section of the unique South Seashore Food plan.

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Historic Notes for this Recipe:
This recipe was first posted in 2008. The pictures had been up to date in 2016 and the recipe was final up to date with extra data in 2022.

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