This simple dish is ideal for barbecues.

Makes 8 servings
Cooking time: n/a


  • 1½ lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts, trimmed and cut into 2-inch (5-cm) pieces (750 g)
  • 3 tbsp olive oil (50 mL)
  • 3 tbsp lemon juice (50 mL)
  • 2 tbsp fresh rosemary leaves (25 mL)
  • Freshly ground black pepper


  1. Thread the chicken onto metal skewers and lay in a shallow dish. Mix the oil, lemon juice, rosemary and pepper together in a small bowl and pour the marinade over the kebabs. Cover and refrigerate 2 hours.
  2. Preheat broiler. Arrange kebabs in a baking pan. Broil kebabs about 10 to 15 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through, brushing with the marinade during the first 5 minutes, turning frequently. Serve hot


Food choice values (per serving)
Carbohydrate Choices: 0
Meat & Alternatives: 2½
Fats: 0

This recipe made available with permission by Key Porter Books Ltd. Copyright © 1995 by The British Diabetic Association. The Everyday Diabetes Cookbook is available in stores across Canada.

Nutritional Information

Per Serving
(1/8 of recipe)
Calories 136
Total fat 7 g
Saturated fat 1 g
Cholesterol 47 mg
Sodium 41 mg
Carbohydrates 0 g
Fiber 0 g
Protein 17 g

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