Tomato Basil Chicken Skewers

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The easiest & most delicious Tomato Basil Chicken Skewers are made with marinated chicken, cherry tomatoes & fresh basil for a healthy, gluten free meal, made on the grill!

The easiest & most delicious Tomato Basil Chicken Skewers are made with marinated chicken, cherry tomatoes & fresh basil for a healthy, gluten free meal!

Skewers are one of my favorite things to grill. They’re easy to prep ahead of time and perfect for everything from easy weeknight dinners to entertaining friends around the BBQ.

Chipotle Lime Chicken Fajita Skewers have become a Bond family favorite, Chimichurri Shrimp Skewers are an easy go-to and Mediterranean Chicken Skewers are great for a healthy, delicious meal!

Now I’m adding these Tomato Basil Chicken Skewers to the line-up. They’re so flavorful and so easy to make! In just 29 minutes you can give the chicken a quick marinade, skewer them up and toss them on the grill for a delicious meal.

The easiest & most delicious Tomato Basil Chicken Skewers are made with marinated chicken, cherry tomatoes & fresh basil for a healthy, gluten free meal!

The easiest & most delicious Tomato Basil Chicken Skewers are made with marinated chicken, cherry tomatoes & fresh basil for a healthy, gluten free meal!

I love the burst of sweetness from the cherry tomatoes paired with the balsamic, garlic, basil marinated chicken. It’s light, flavorful and perfect for a healthy meal!

These skewers are gluten free, dairy free, whole30 compliant and low carb, at only 5 carbs per skewer.

The easiest & most delicious Tomato Basil Chicken Skewers are made with marinated chicken, cherry tomatoes & fresh basil for a healthy, gluten free meal!

Tomato Basil Chicken Skewer Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • ½ tsp sea salt
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • 3 cloves garlic (crushed)
  • 2 tbsp fresh basil (chopped)
  • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breast (cut into 1 inch cubes)
  • 2 cups fresh basil leaves
  • 4 cups cherry tomatoes

Tomato Basil Chicken Skewer Instructions

Combine the olive oil, balsamic vinegar, salt, pepper, garlic and 2 tbsp chopped basil in a medium bowl. Add the chicken and marinate for 10-15 minutes.

 The easiest & most delicious Tomato Basil Chicken Skewers are made with marinated chicken, cherry tomatoes & fresh basil for a healthy, gluten free meal!

Remove the chicken from the marinade and skewer with the cherry tomatoes and basil leaves.

The easiest & most delicious Tomato Basil Chicken Skewers are made with marinated chicken, cherry tomatoes & fresh basil for a healthy, gluten free meal!

Heat a grill, or grill pan, over medium heat and spray or brush with olive oil.

Once the grill is hot, add the skewers and grill for 4-5 minutes, flip and grill for an additional 4-5 minutes.

Remove from the grill and serve with your favorite sides, like Buffalo Macaroni Salad, Quinoa Caprese Salad or Italian Corn Salad.

The easiest & most delicious Tomato Basil Chicken Skewers are made with marinated chicken, cherry tomatoes & fresh basil for a healthy, gluten free meal!

This recipe makes approximately 6 large skewers which will easily serve 3-4 for dinner, but the recipe can easily be doubled to serve more at a cookout!

The easiest & most delicious Tomato Basil Chicken Skewers are made with marinated chicken, cherry tomatoes & fresh basil for a healthy, gluten free meal!

The easiest & most delicious Tomato Basil Chicken Skewers are made with marinated chicken, cherry tomatoes & fresh basil for a healthy, gluten free meal!
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Tomato Basil Chicken Skewers

The easiest & most delicious Tomato Basil Chicken Skewers are made with marinated chicken, cherry tomatoes & fresh basil for a healthy, gluten free meal, made on the grill!

Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 9 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Marinating Time 10 minutes
Total Time 29 minutes
Servings 6 large skewers
Calories 193 kcal
Author Whitney Bond

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • ½ tsp sea salt
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • 3 cloves garlic crushed
  • 2 tbsp fresh basil chopped
  • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breast cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 2 cups fresh basil leaves
  • 4 cups cherry tomatoes

Instructions

  1. Combine the olive oil, balsamic vinegar, salt, pepper, garlic and 2 tbsp chopped basil in a medium bowl.
  2. Add the chicken and marinate for 10-15 minutes.
  3. Remove the chicken from the marinade and skewer with the cherry tomatoes and basil leaves.
  4. Heat a grill, or grill pan, over medium heat and spray or brush with olive oil.
  5. Once the grill is hot, add the skewers and grill for 4-5 minutes, flip and grill for an additional 4-5 minutes.
  6. Remove from the grill and serve.