Chicken And Veggie Camping Kabobs (Plus 5 Easy Variations)

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Most tenting grill recipes are quick to prep and prepare dinner with a bit further time to marinate to make the flavors sensational. These simple Chicken And Veggie Camping Kabobs might be grilled over a campfire or camp grill utilizing propane or charcoal.

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How To Make Chicken Shish Kabobs At The Campsite

These kabobs name for just a few contemporary veggies, in the event you draw back from making tenting veggies due to the problem of preserving them contemporary, we’ve obtained ideas that will help you!

Step 1. Prep the veggies and the hen. You might be chopping an onion, bell pepper and reducing the hen into chunk sized items.

Step 2. Marinate the veggies and the hen. It’s good to do a fast prep for tenting dinner recipes that sit in a marinade in a freezer bag for just a few hours when you take a hike or calm down round camp.

Because the hen takes a bit longer to prepare dinner, you may be separating it from the veggies on the skewers so it’s best to marinate them in separate re-sealable plastic baggage.

Marinating Chicken Shish Kabobs by CampingForFoodies features one food storage bag filled with marinating white onions, yellow bell peppers and mushrooms, another food storage bag filled with marinating cubed chicken and a third food storage bag filled with cherry tomatoes with text over the image that reads chicken shish kabobs.

Place the hen with half the marinade in a single bag.

Camp Cooking Tip: If you’re gluten illiberal, test the label on the salad dressing you’re utilizing as a result of it is a nice meal for folks on the lookout for gluten free tenting meals.

Place the onion, bell pepper and mushrooms in one other bag with the remainder of the marinade. Refrigerate for 4 hours to let the marinade do its magic.

Note: Even although the baggage are sealed, you need to be sure you don’t cross-contaminate your different meals saved in your fridge or cooler. Get our tips about pack a cooler to maintain your loved ones protected throughout your tenting journeys!

Step 3. Thread the skewers.

Camp Cooking Tip: We like utilizing steel skewers however in the event you use wood ones, be sure you soak them in water earlier than you spear your meals and start cooking in order that they don’t catch on hearth in the course of the cooking course of … particularly if you’re grilling these kebabs over a campfire or charcoal grill.

Step 4. Prepare to prepare dinner. The good factor about grilled camp meals is the pliability of cooking them. You could make this as one among our simple campfire recipes when you’ve got a campfire grill grate.

If you’re tenting with out hearth in dry situations throughout forest hearth restrictions when open flames are prohibited, use a forged iron grill pan set in your range high to make skewer recipes as one among your camp range recipes.

Step 5. Grill over medium warmth. You might be grilling the straightforward tenting skewers over a medium warmth. Thread the hen on separate skewers than the veggies, then, begin the hen first as a result of it takes a bit longer to prepare dinner than the veggies.

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Hand Test For Cooking Temperatures

You don’t want a thermometer to find out the temperature of your warmth supply for cooking. Here’s steps for the “hand test”.

  • Hold the palm of your hand about 5 inches above the warmth supply (campfire coals, charcoal briquettes, propane grill and so on.) you’re utilizing for cooking. (Make certain nothing is flammable, like clothes or jewellery.)
  • Pull your hand away from the warmth earlier than it hurts and observe what number of seconds have handed. Example: 5-6 seconds = medium warmth.
Heat Level Temperature Range Time
High Heat 450-550°F 2-3 seconds
Medium Heat 350-450°F 5-6 seconds
Low Heat 250-350°F 8-10 seconds
Hand Test For Cooking Temperatures

Camp Cooking Tip: I feel the perfect tenting skewers are stainless-steel since you don’t must soak them in water such as you do with wood skewers. If you employ wood camp skewers, watch out as a result of they will catch hearth if they’re too dry whenever you prepare dinner with them.

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Cook till the hen is cooked via, about 15-20 minutes, and, the veggies are tender, about 10 minutes.

Camp Cooking Tip: Stay a protected distance from the warmth so that you don’t burn your self as you flip the sticks in the course of the cooking course of. You don’t need to get injured and minimize brief your tenting adventurers so use warmth resistant gloves and extra-long steel tongs when grilling over an open flame of a campfire or BBQ grill.

Some of my favourite simple tenting meals embody meat and veggies in a single pot.

Step 6. Serve and luxuriate in. Be cautious as a result of the skewers are sizzling. Remove the kabobs from the skewers and serve over rice.

Plated Chicken Shish Kabobs by CampingForFoodies features chicken shish kabobs over rice on a paper plate and skewers of cooked chicken, onions, yellow bell peppers, mushrooms and tomatoes sitting on foil on top of a table ready to be served at the campsite with text over the image that reads chicken shish kabobs.

Scaling Servings

Kabobs are simple tenting meals for big teams as a result of the prep and marinating can all be accomplished prematurely and the cooking time is fast for on-site grilling.


5 Variations & Substitutions

Kabob recipes are actually versatile. Try a few of these choices in your subsequent tenting journey.

1. Greek Chicken Kabobs

Add Greek flavors by drizzling some yogurt tzatziki sauce over the hen skewers simply earlier than you serve them. They are nice over a mattress of rice or as a sandwich on flatbread like I do in my Chicken Souvlaki Pitas.

2. Hawaiian Kabobs

If you need to add a tropic taste to your meal, make pineapple hen kabobs by including some contemporary pineapple cubes, crimson bell pepper chunks, sliced items of corn on the cob, crimson onion, and candy potato cubes. You can get rid of the rice whenever you add extra starchy veggies and nonetheless have a whole meal.

3. Beef Kabobs

Flat iron steak is an cheap minimize of meat that will get actually tender with a good marinade. You can minimize the steak into strips or go away it entire whenever you place it within the marinade. It might be threaded onto skewers or grilled entire. Either manner, my Grilled Flat Iron Camping Steak has tons of taste from a easy do-it-yourself marinade with olive oil, brown sugar, balsamic vinegar, Worcestershire sauce and a few fundamental spices.

4. Italian Kabobs

Create an Italian taste profile by swapping out the kind of meat. Instead of hen chunks, use Italian sausage items and add a bit parsley, basil and oregano to the marinade.

5. Vegetarian Kabobs

Make it vegetarian by changing hen with loads of veggies. Zucchini, eggplant, yellow squash, petite potatoes and cauliflower are nice choices which might be available even in small grocery shops whenever you’re tenting in distant areas off the grid. If you don’t need to use ready salad dressing to marinate the greens, you may simply toss them in a bit olive oil, salt and pepper, thread them onto skewers and grill them until they’re tender and have a good char.


Similar Recipes

If you need a vegan model of kabobs, yow will discover it together with extra yummy vegetarian tenting recipes. Camping kabobs aren’t the one method to get a quick and easy meal in your desk. Try these too! These Grilled Chicken Nuggets are a Chick-fil-A copycat that’s quick to prep and prepare dinner at camp.

This easy Grilled Dijon Chicken With Garlic And Jalapeno is zesty and barely spicy. The marinade solely takes a couple of minutes to arrange however supplies a lot of taste for this cheap protein.

Want a creamy sauce to your hen? Try this Dijon Mustard Dutch Oven Chicken Breast meal. You may even use this sauce on different kinds of meats and veggies!


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Chicken Shish Kabobs Camping Recipe

Kim Hanna

Camping For Foodies Dinner Camping Recipes: Chicken Shish Kabobs Camping Recipe

Prep Time 10 minutes

Cook Time 15 minutes

Marinating Time 4 hours

Total Time 4 hours 25 minutes

Course Dinner Camping Recipes

Cuisine American

Servings 4 Servings

Calories 100 kcal

  • 2 skinless boneless hen breasts (about 1.5 lbs) half breasts, cubed in chunk sized items
  • 1 onion minimize into 1-inch items
  • 1 yellow or orange bell pepper minimize into 1-inch items
  • 1/2 pound contemporary mushrooms (cremini, white buttons or child bellas) grime eliminated with moist paper towel
  • 1 (10 oz) package deal cherry tomatoes
  • 1 (16 oz) bottle Italian salad dressing
  • 4 servings cooked rice

Prevent your display from going darkish

  • Place the hen in a gallon meals storage bag.

  • Pour 1/2 bottle of dressing within the bag with the hen.

  • Seal the bag and toss to coat all the hen with the dressing.

  • Refrigerate 4 hours to marinate, turning the bag each hour or so to make sure the hen is evenly coated with the dressing.

  • Place the onion, bell pepper and mushrooms in a gallon meals storage bag.

  • Pour the remaining 1/2 bottle of dressing within the bag with the veggies.

  • Seal the bag and toss to coat all the veggies with the dressing.

  • Refrigerate 4 hours to marinate, turning the bag each hour or so to make sure the veggies are evenly coated with the dressing.

  • Using steel or soaked wood skewers, thread the hen separating the items with just a few chunks of the onion.

  • On separate skewers, thread the remaining onion chunks, bell pepper, mushrooms and tomatoes.

  • Start your campfire or your camp (propane or charcoal are each tremendous) grill.

  • Grill, lined, over medium warmth (see * Note) till greens are tender and the hen is cooked via turning often. Baste with marinade throughout cooking and discard any unused dressing. The veggies will take about 10 minutes and the hen will take about 15-20 minutes.

  • Serve over rice.

*NOTE: Use the “hand test”: maintain the palm of your hand about 5 inches above the warmth supply, pull it away earlier than it hurts, 5-6 seconds = medium warmth.

Serving: 1gCalories: 100kcalCarbohydrates: 7gProtein: 14gFat: 2gSaturated Fat: 0.4gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.4gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.5gTrans Fat: 0.01gCholesterol: 36mgSodium: 73mgPotassium: 494mgFiber: 2gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 950IUVitamin C: 42mgCalcium: 13mgIron: 1mg


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