Chicken Piccata Brochettes

 

 

We had these Chicken Piccata Brochettes at my girlfriend’s wedding last summer and they are still a favorite of mine. They are flavorful and so simple which is exactly what I needed on such a busy warm day. You can start prepping these in the morning and then let them marinate throughout the day which is great for when you have a lot going on in the evening. It’s always a plus when you are crazy busy that you can still pull together a healthy and tasty meal for your family. Plus, don’t you just feel like you eat a little less and enjoy it a little more when it’s on a skewer?
Make these this week and let me know if you love them too!

Chicken Piccata Brochettes

Chicken Piccata Brochettes

Ingredients:

Marguerite Hendersen

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • Zest and juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh sage
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 2 teaspoon capers

Directions:

  1. Cut the chicken into 1 inch pieces.
  2. Place in bowl along with garlic, oil, lemon zest and juice, salt and pepper, bay leaves, sage, rosemary, thyme and capers.Toss
  3. Refrigerate for up to 6 hours.
  4. Remove the bay leaves.
  5. Soak wooden skewers in water for 10 minutes.
  6. Thread 4 to 5 pieces of chicken on each skewer.
  7. Place on baking sheets and top with remaining marinade.
  8. Bake at 400 degrees for 8 to 10 minutes.

We grilled them for 8 – 10 minutes.
I think next time I’ll broil ours instead of baking them.
Make 12 to 16 brochettes

Nutrition Information

Yield: , Serving Size: 1 recipe

  • Amount Per Serving:
  • Calories: 794 Calories
  • Total Fat: 41g
  • Cholesterol: 254mg
  • Carbohydrates: 30.4g
  • Fiber: 16.5g
  • Sugar: 2.1g
  • Protein: 83.3g
All images and text ©Carrian Cheney for Oh Sweet Basil.

 

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Carrian Cheney

Lover of all things beautiful, good and delicious. Wife, mother, friend, foodie.

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4 comments on “Chicken Piccata Brochettes”

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  2. I’ll have to give this a try. I love lemon and capers!

  3. I love this way to serve meat. It’s so practical and yummy!

  4. This looks perfect for the warm weather coming up and my kids love anything on a stick. The flavors sounds amazing!