Skewers of fresh fruit and grilled chicken
in a savory mustard leek sauce makes an impressive appetizer
that's perfect for entertaining.
Chicken and Fruit
Kabobs with Mustard-Leek Sauce
- 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast
2 small bananas
3 medium peaches, pitted
3 medium plums, pitted
Vegetable cooking spray
Mustard-Leek Sauce (recipe follows)
- Cut chicken into 1-inch pieces; cut each
piece of fruit into 8 pieces. Thread chicken and fruit on 16
small wood or metal skewers; spray with cooking spray and sprinkle
lightly with curry powder.
- Grill kabobs over medium coals, or broil
6-inches from heat source, until chicken is done, 6 to 8 minutes,
turning once. Arrange kabobs on serving plates; spoon Mustard-Leek
Makes 8 appetizer servings or 4
- 1 cup chopped leeks or green onions
2 teaspoons olive or vegetable oil
1 cup chicken broth
3 tablespoons Dijon-style mustard
2 teaspoons distilled white vinegar
1/4 teaspoon curry powder
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1 tablespoon cornstarch
2 tablespoons cold water
2 tablespoons Equal® Spoonful
- Saute leeks in oil until tender in small
saucepan. Stir in chicken broth, mustard, vinegar, curry powder
and pepper; heat to boiling.
- Mix cornstarch and water; stir into boiling
mixture. Boil, stirring constantly, until thickened, about 1
minute. Remove from heat; let stand 2 to 3 minutes. Stir in Equal®
Makes approximately 1 1/2 cups.
Serving Size: 2 kabobs with 3 tablespoons
Nutrition Information Per Serving: 180
cal., 14 g pro., 25 g carbo 4 g fat, 32 mg chol., 208 mg sodium.
Food Exchanges: 1 1/2 Lean Meat, 1 Fruit,
Recipe provided courtesy of Merisant Corporation
® and the NutraSweet Company, makers of Equal®.
for more information on the artificial sweetner Aspartame.