Chicken Skewers on Vegetables

These chicken skewers are insanely delicious, quick to prepare, and adaptable to include your favourite veggies. This family-friendly recipe will be an instant hit for all ages and tastes!

The succulent chicken provides you with your required dose of protein, and substantial amounts of zinc, phosphorus, selenium, choline, and vitamins B2, B3, B5, B6, B12, E and K.

The green beans and broccoli supply you with sulphur, magnesium, folate, and vitamins A, C, and K. At the same time, the mushrooms help to boost your intakes of copper and vitamin B5.

Coconut oil provides a source of saturated fatty acids with anti-inflammatory properties that help you absorb fat-soluble nutrients. In addition, the ginger root provides B vitamins, vitamin C, iron, calcium, phosphorus, and enzymes to break down protein and fight inflammation.

Macros 

One serve provides 363 calories, 45 g protein, 13 g fat, 12 g of net carbs and P:E = 1.8.

Micros  

The Cronometer screengrab below shows the nutrients provided by 2000 calories of this recipe relative to the Optimal Nutrient Intakes.  

Ingredients 

SERVES 1

  • 2 chicken thighs, skin removed, cut into chunks
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 tbsp tamari sauce
  • 1 tsp coconut oil
  • 1 tbsp ginger root, diced very small or grated
  • 50 g zucchini, sliced

Directions 

  • Combine crushed garlic and tamari sauce in a bowl.
  • Add chicken and toss until coated. Marinate for at least 2 hours or overnight.
  • Pre-heat oven 180°C/360°F.  Thread chicken onto skewers and place in roast tray, bake for 30 minutes, turning after 15 minutes.  Reserve any cooking juices at the end.
  • Check chicken is cooked thoroughly.
  • Five minutes before the chicken is fully cooked, heat a frypan on medium-high heat and melt the coconut oil.
  • Add ginger and stir for 10 seconds.
  • Add remaining ingredients and stir for a few minutes or until lightly cooked but still crunchy. 
  • Add reserved cooking juices from the chicken to the pan and fry for 30 seconds to create a sauce. 
  • Serve skewers on a bed of vegetables, pour over the sauce.

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