Spring Entertaining: Grilled Rosemary-Dijon Chicken Skewers

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Lovely blooms & warm weather immediately beckons Southerners outside to celebrate the season. It also means it’s time to light the grill. Whether you plan to have a few friends over for a casual get-together or a larger soiree be certain Grilled Rosemary-Dijon Chicken Skewers hold a place on the menu. The simple recipe is packed with good taste & come together quickly with just a few ingredients. Follow my tips for getting wooden skewers ready for grilling as well. Plus, I’ve also included a link to one of my favorite party perfect cold salads that can be made in advance & pulled from the refrigerator just before serving, a Greek Pasta Salad. It’s filled with garden vegetables & freshly snipped herbs making it the ideal accompaniment to a few smoky chicken kabobs.

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makes 8 servings

Grill the chicken without the skewers to save time. Increase the cook time by a few minutes, if necessary.

Wooden skewers
2 lbs boneless, skinless chicken breasts or tenderloins
1/3 cup chopped fresh rosemary
3 Tbsp Dijon mustard
2 Tbsp olive oil
1 1/2 tsp kosher salt
1/2 tsp freshly ground pepper

Soak the 8 {6-inch} wooden skewers in water for 30 minutes.
Cut the chicken into 1-inch pieces.
Thread the chicken on the skewers & place in a dish.

Whisk together the remaining ingredients in a small bowl.
Brush the mixture on both sides of the chicken. Let stand 15 minutes.
Grill over Medium-High heat {about 400 degrees} 4 to 5 minutes per side.
Remove from the grill once the juices run clear.

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{helpful advice}

How To Soak Wooden Skewers For Grilling

Soaking wooden skewers before cooking helps prevent them from catching fire.
Follow these tips for success at the grill.

rebecca gordon buttermilk lipstick Southern Recipes & How To's Easy Tailgate Recipes RebeccaGordon ButtermilkLipstickThe Technique

Wooden skewers come in all sorts of sizes so choose a length that fits your needs.
Simple picks hold a small bite while 12-inch skewers make a meal.

Fill a shallow dish with water.
Be certain the skewers rest flat & completely inside the container.
Rectangular shapes tend to be best.
Add the picks & let stand at least 30 minutes.
Remove from the water & thread with meat or vegetables.
Season or marinate according to the recipe instructions before grilling.

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