Portuguese-style wine and garlic marinated chicken kabobs - vinha d’alhos
A perfect meal for some grilling at the park! Delicious, easy to make and it doesn't flare up much on the grill. Your family and friend will thank you!
Main, Main Course
American, Canadian, Portugal, Portuguese
chicken kabobs, marinated chicken kabobs
3.5lbs(or 1.59 lbs) skinless boneless chicken breasts, cut roughly in cubes. About one breast per skewer.
2tspcoarse sea salt
1tspfreshly ground black pepper
1/4cupsweet pimento paste
2tbspFrank’s hot sauceor other mild hot sauce
2red bell pepperscut in squares
7wooden or metal skewers
In a small bowl, whisk together the salt, pepper, paprika, garlic, wine, pimento paste and hot sauce.
place the chicken cubes and bell pepper squares on the skewers. Alternate between chicken and peppers.
Place all the skewers in a long deep dish.
Pour the marinade over the chicken skewers, making sure all pieces get some of the marinade.
Cover and place the dish in the fridge for at least 4 hours or overnight.
Preheat the BBQ to between 400ºF and 450ºF.
Place the skewers on the hot grill and cook for roughly 7 minutes on each side, for a total of about 14 minutes. Note, some pieces may be larger. Make sure the chicken is cooked through. Leave it on the heat longer if needed. The edges of the chicken and peppers will look nicely charred.
Place the skewers on a dish and serve hot with your favourite sides. Enjoy!