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Strawberry, Summer Squash, and Chicken Kabobs


Have you ever had a grilled strawberry? Because if you haven't, you should! They're so good in the summer and perfect for all your backyard cookouts. This recipe is a great combo of sweet and savory and it was really easy to throw together! You can mix it up by adding your favorite summer veggies. For a little added texture, try adding sesame seeds to your chicken before grilling.

strawberry, chicken, zucchini, and squash kabobs



 2 chicken breasts, diced into large chunks (approx 6 pieces per breast)

1 yellow squash, cut into thick rounds

1 zucchini, cut into thick rounds

12 large California Giant strawberries, stems removed, kept whole

Zest of 1 lemon

3 T extra virgin olive oil

1 tsp kosher salt

10 turns of fresh cracked pepper

1 T honey

1 T balsamic vinegar

Metal skewers (or if using wood, make sure to soak them in water for 15 min prior)

 strawberry, chicken, zucchini, and squash kabobs


  • Pre-heat a grill on high
  • Toss the diced chicken with 2 T olive oil, lemon zest, ½ tsp salt, and pepper
  • Toss the sliced summer squash with 1 T olive oil and ½ tsp salt
  • Build your skewers by alternating the strawberries, chicken, and squash so that each skewer has the same amount of all
  • Grill the skewers both sides of the skewers for 4 minutes each then close the lid and let the grill finish cooking the chicken.  Remove skewers when chicken is cooked throughout (approx 4 more minutes) **if your grill is hotter/colder, adjust the times so that the chicken isn’t undercooked or burnt
  • While the skewers are resting, mix together the honey and balsamic vinegar.  Drizzle the mixture over top of the skewers and enjoy!

strawberry, chicken, zucchini, and squash kabobs


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