Nutrition and Eating

Recipe: Hawaiian Aloha Kabobs

Meals that are kid-approved and nutritious are few and far between. This savory recipe is heavy on the vitamins, antioxidants and fiber, but light on the calories. Even your pickiest eaters will come back for seconds.   


  • 12 (10") wooden skewers
  • 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 large, red onion halved
  • 2 pounds skinless, boneless chicken, thighs or breast (cut into 2" pieces)
  • Red and green peppers (cut up into chunks)
  • Pineapples (cut up into chunks)
  • Cooking spray


  • Soak skewers in water for 30 minutes.
  • While skewers soak, combine Worcestershire sauce, olive oil, honey, garlic cloves and salt in a small bowl, stirring with a whisk. Cut each onion half into six wedges.
  • Thread two pieces of chicken, two pepper chucks, one onion wedge and two pineapple chunks onto each skewer. Place kabobs in a shallow dish; add marinade.
  • Cover and chill for one hour, turning occasionally.
  • Prepare grill.
  • Remove kabobs from dish, reserving marinade. Coat kabobs with cooking spray and then place on the grill rack. Cover and grill for 14 to 16 minutes or until the chicken is cooked, turning twice.
  • Bring reserved marinade to a boil in medium saucepan; boil one minute. Remove from heat and drizzle over skewers.

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Recipe courtesy of our dietitians at the TriHealth Fitness & Health Pavilion.
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