Grilling recipes for your summer gathering

May 26, 2011 at 5:47 pm | Posted in Bareskin Towel, Diet, Fitness | Leave a comment
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Grilled chicken kabobs

by Christina Caldwell

GRILLED CHICKEN WITH FRUIT SALAD

Yields 6 salads

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound chicken breast
  • 1/4 cup pecans
  • 1/3 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 onion, minced
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground white pepper
  • 2 heads favorite lettuce
  • 1 cup sliced strawberries

Directions:

  1. Preheat grill on high. Oil grill grate.
  2. Grill chicken breast until juices are clear. Cool, slice and set aside.
  3. Cook pecans in dry grill skillet about eight minutes, or until roasted.
  4. Blend vinegar, oil, sugar, onion, pepper, salt and mustard in a blender until smooth.
  5. Rinse and tear lettuce onto plates and top with chicken, pecans, strawberries and dressing to taste.

GRILLED CHICKEN KABOBS

Yields 4 kabobs

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound chicken breast
  • 1 24-ounce bottle favorite Italian dressing
  • 1 onion
  • 1 bell pepper
  • 1 can whole tomatoes
  • 1 can whole new potatoes

Directions:

  1. Cube chicken breast and place in bowl with entire bottle of Italian dressing. Let marinate overnight.
  2. Chop onion, pepper, tomatoes and potatoes into skewer-sized cubes.
  3. Place chicken on separate skewers from vegetables and grill on each side on high for about eight minutes, until juices run clear.
  4. Place vegetable skewers on grill, turning until slightly blackened and hot. Serve.

GRILLED PEPPERS

Yields 6 servings

Ingredients:

  • 3 bell peppers, cut in half
  • 1/2 cup sliced jalapeno peppers
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese

Directions:

  1. Place grill on medium heat and oil grill grate.
  2. Place peppers onto grate and grill until lightly blackened.
  3. Turn peppers face up, and place jalapeno peppers onto peppers, sprinkling with mozzarella.
  4. Sprinkle oregano on top of mozzarella and cook until cheese is melted. Serve.
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