Grilled Chicken Shish Kabobs

Skip the vegetables on this one, there is only room for chicken on these skewers.  Season them with some rub the night before and let those juicy little chicken chunks marinate overnight.  Then it’s time to introduce them to your favorite cooking tool.  Your Weber Grill.

Yield: Serves 4

Prep time: 15 Minutes

Cook time: 20-25 minutes to internal temp of 160 degrees

Ingredients

Measure   Ingredient                                                           Prep Notes      

1.5 lbs           Chicken, Breast, Boneless, Skinless       Cut into 1 ½” Cubes

Or                Chicken, Thigh, Boneless, Skinless

2 Tbsp          Oil, Olive Blend                                            

2 Tbsp          Oink Rub, or Rub a Dub Rub                                                                          

4 Tbsp          Sauce, High Altitude

4 Tbsp          Sauce, Low Country

Prep Directions:

  • Chicken Kabob Prep
    • Cut chicken breast or thighs meat into 1 ½’ Cubes
    • Place into a medium mixing bowl
    • Add the Oink Rub – Adjust level to as light or as heavy as you desire
    • Mix well to combine rub and coat chicken
    • Transfer to a Ziploc bag
    • Store in fridge for 4 hours, or overnight if desired
  • Chicken Kabob Prep
    • Mix equal parts of both flavors of bbq sauce in a small bowl
    • Save for basting

 

Cooking Notes:

  • Be sure to have your Weber grill pre-heated to 400-425 degrees

Cooking Directions:

  • Cut chicken breast or thighs meat into 1 ½’ Cubes
  • Place into a medium mixing bowl
  • Add the Oink (or rub a dub) Rub – Adjust level to as light or as heavy as you desire
  • Mix well to combine rub and coat chicken
  • Transfer to a Ziploc bag
  • Store in fridge for 4 hours, or overnight if desired
  • Pre-heat Weber Grill to 400-425 degrees
    • For added flavor, chicken may be smoked by adding smoker tube or smoker box to your grill. Smoke as light or as heavy as preferred while grilling
  • While the Grill is pre-heating, Time to make the Kabobs
  • Using a heavy duty metal skewer, Start to skewer the chicken, be sure to divide the pieces into 4 piles to ensure each skewer is equal
  • Once the skewers are done, place onto a cookie sheet and refrigerate if not using within 5 minutes
  • Open the pre-heated grill and place the skewers onto the grill grate
  • Sear on the first side for 3-4 minutes, open the lid and using tongs rotate the Kabobs to the next side
  • Close the lid and cook for 3-4 minutes, Repeat the process for each side
  • After the final turn, using your instant read digital thermometer, start to check the internal temp of the Chicken
  • Once the temp reads 160 Degrees, you are fully cooked
  • Baste with the 50/50 Sauce on all sides and remove from the grill, using tongs
  • Serve with extra 50/50 BBQ dipping sauce on the side

Grills / Grill Gear Used:

  • Weber Genesis II LX Ace Sku # 8532954
  • Weber Stainless Steel Skewer Set Weber # 6726
  • GrillMark Skewers Ace Sku # 86803

Products Used:

  • Oink Rub – 5280 Culinary Ace Sku # 8562043
    • Available at your local Ace Hardware or online at Acehardware.com
  • Rub A Dub – 5280 Culinary Ace Sku # 8562050
    • Available at your local Ace Hardware or online at Acehardware.com
  • Low Country BBQ Sauce – 5280 Culinary Ace Sku # 8560252
    • Available at your local Ace Hardware or online at Acehardware.com
  • High Altitude BBQ Sauce – 5280 Culinary Ace Sku # 8560088
    • Available at your local Ace Hardware or online at Acehardware.com