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6 servings
Prep Time:
2 hrs
Cook Time:
15 mins
Meal Type:
Main Dishes
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by klm

Chicken and Asparagus Kabobs

These Oriental-flavored kabobs, served with a tasty dipping sauce, are special enough to make for guests at your next backyard get-together.



  1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the soy sauce, brown sugar, water, sesame oil, pepper flakes and ginger.
  2. Add the chicken; seal bag and turn to coat. Refrigerate for 2 hours, turning occasionally.
  3. Drain and discard marinade. In a large bowl, toss the asparagus with olive oil and salt.
  4. On six metal or soaked wooden skewers, alternately thread one chicken piece and two asparagus pieces.
  5. Grill, covered, over medium heat for 4-5 minutes on each side or until chicken is no longer pink and asparagus is crisp-tender.
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I didn't use skewers, grilled the asparagus alone with grated garlic and used 1/2 tbsp of sesame oil and 1/2 tbsp of chilli oil added a good heat, will make again.
18 Mar 10 by member: MrsMtkr
Sounds good, but what was the dipping sauce?
30 Mar 10 by member: The Next Number
I didn't cook any asparagus. The chicken marinade smelled and tasted delicious and it made the chicken taste great. I grilled the chicken pieces on my panini grill, took only 2 minutes.I would suggest that you save some of the marinade (b/4 adding chicken) to brush on the asparagus while grilling or roasting (if doing separately). Next time I am going to save the marinade and boil to kill any bacteria from the chicken and use it as a sauce. As for a dipping sauce - a good peanut sauce would probably be delicious.
16 May 10 by member: Parrotowner
This meal doesn't fall under the category for raw fruits and vegetables.
12 May 11 by member: fatijohn
I can not seem to understand how people continue to contribute recipes without stating the precise SERVING SIZE in grams! THis would help so many of us! This says 1 serving is 199 calories... how much is a serving??????
11 Oct 11 by member: IvvIBig_DIvvI
Sounds delicious. Personally, for me, I would cut the brown sugar and use a little stevia for sweet flavour. Otherwise it looks great for IP!
17 Jan 12 by member: grammabrown


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Nutrition summary:

There are 199 calories in 1 serving of Chicken and Asparagus Kabobs.
Calorie break-down: 31% fat, 17% carbs, 52% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 62
Calories 199
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 6.92g 11%
  Saturated Fat 0.99g 5%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 1.515g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 4.198g  
Cholesterol 65mg 22%
Sodium 742mg 31%
Potassium 194mg  
Total Carbohydrate 8.35g 3%
  Dietary Fiber 1.8g 7%
  Sugars 5.87g  
Protein 26.26g  
Vitamin A 84% Vitamin C 80%
Calcium 14% Iron 78%
of RDI*
(199 calories)
10% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (17%)
Fat (31%)
Protein (52%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories