1amcooks-chicken-and-beef-kabobsWith the weather starting to heat up, many people are trying to eat lighter in preparation for swimsuit season. Break out your grill and satisfy your appetite with these scrumptious kabobs. With only 300 calories in each kabob, this recipe provides protein and vegetables all in one. In addition to being a healthy meal option, kabobs are also extremely easy to make and even more fun to eat!


  • 1/2 cup teriyaki sauce
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 pinch ground ginger
  • 2 red bell peppers, cut into 2 inch pieces
  • 1 large sweet onion, peeled and cut into wedges
  • 1 1/2 cups whole fresh mushrooms
  • 1 pound beef sirloin, cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 1 1/2 pounds skinless, boneless chicken breast halves – cut into cubes
  • Skewers

Step 1: In a large plastic bag, mix teriyaki sauce, honey, garlic powder and ginger. Place red bell peppers, onion wedges, mushrooms, beef and chicken in the bag with the marinade. Seal, and refrigerate 4 to 24 hours.

Step 2: Preheat grill to medium-high heat.

Step 3: Discard marinade, and thread the meat and vegetables onto skewers, leaving a small space between each item.

Step 4: Lightly oil the grill grate. Grill skewers for 10 minutes, turning as needed, or until meat is cooked through and vegetables are tender. Serve immediately.

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