Lime Marinated Chicken Skewers

Prep Time:
25 minutes 

Cook Time:
8 minutes

Total Time:
33 minutes

8 skewers

Lime Marinated Chicken Skewers

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Prepare to fire up the grill and treat your friends and family to a delightful barbecue experience with our Lime Marinated Chicken Skewers. Perfect for warm spring and summer gatherings, this recipe offers fresh and zesty flavors that will tantalize your taste buds and leave everyone craving for more.

Imagine a warm breeze, the sizzling of the grill and the laughter of friends and family coming together. That's the essence of our Lime Marinated Chicken Skewers – a recipe designed to bring joy and flavor to outdoor gatherings. This dish's heart is the tangy and aromatic marinade, crafted from a blend of garlic vinaigrette, lime juice, cumin and chili powder. This marinade infuses the chicken with a refreshing citrusy kick and adds depth and complexity with hints of smoky spice.

As the chicken marinates in this flavorful concoction, it absorbs the vibrant flavors, resulting in juicy and succulent bites that will have everyone reaching for seconds. Meanwhile, wooden skewers are soaked in water, ensuring they won't burn on the grill and allowing for easy threading of the marinated chicken strips.

Once the grill is hot and the chicken is marinated to perfection, it's time to assemble the skewers and let the magic happen. Each skewer is loaded with marinated chicken strips, grilled to golden perfection, imparting a delicious smoky char that adds an irresistible crunch to every bite.

To elevate these skewers to gourmet status, a dollop of creamy guacamole is piped onto each skewer, adding an indulgent touch that perfectly complements the vibrant flavors of the chicken. The avocado provides a creamy contrast to the smoky heat of the chicken, creating a harmonious flavor symphony that will leave everyone craving for more.

As the platter of Lime Marinated Chicken Skewers makes its way to the table, accompanied by the laughter and chatter of loved ones, you'll know that you've created a barbecue masterpiece that's sure to be the highlight of any warm spring or summer gathering. So, fire up the grill, gather your friends and family and get ready to indulge in a culinary adventure that celebrates the joys of outdoor dining and good company.



  1. Whisk together the garlic vinaigrette, lime juice, cumin and chili powder in a small glass bowl.
  2. Add chicken to the mixture, toss to coat. Marinate in the refrigerator for 20 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, soak 8 wooden skewers in water.
  4. Once the chicken is marinated, heat a grill, skewer the chicken strips and grill each side for 2 minutes or until the chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165°.
  5. Plate the chicken skewers, place the guacamole into a quart-sized plastic bag, cut the tip of one corner and pipe the guacamole onto each skewer.

Recipe courtesy of Chef Michelle, ALDI Test Kitchen


Calories 260 Total Fat 19g Sodium 85mg Total Carbohydrate 10g Fiber 3g Sugars 0g Protein 19g

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