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Easy Chicken Kabobs with Magic Cilantro Sauce |

Easy Chicken Kabobs with Magic Cilantro Sauce

  • Author: Katja from Savory Lotus
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: about 8 kabobs 1x


  • 2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breast, chopped into large bite-size pieces


  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 3 tablespoons avocado oil (like THIS)
  • 2 tbsp coconut aminos (a soy sauce alternative) (like THIS)
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1/2 tsp cumin powder
  • 1/4 tsp unrefined salt
  • several grinds of black pepper


  • 1 bunch of cilantro
  • ¼ cup mayonnaise (preferably homemade)
  • juice from 1 lime
  • ½1 clove garlic – depending on how garlicky you like things
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. TO MAKE MARINADE: Whisk together lime juice, oil, aminos, honey, garlic, cumin, and salt and pepper in a medium bowl. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use.
  2. TO MAKE MAGIC CILANTRO SAUCE: Blend together cilantro, mayo, lime juice, garlic, and salt and pepper in a blender or food processor until creamy smooth. Refrigerate until ready to use.
  3. TO MAKE KABOBS: 2-4 hours before cooking (no more than 8 hours), place chicken pieces in bowl with marinade. Stir to evenly coat. Cover and place in fridge. When ready to cook, preheat grill to medium high.
  4. Remove chicken pieces from marinade and discard marinade. Thread onto skewers. Lightly oil grill grate and place skewers on grill. Cook for 8-10 minutes, turing once, until chicken is cooked through.
  5. Serve immediately with Magic Cilantro Sauce. Enjoy!