Appetizers, Dips and Snacks: Appetizers and Tapas: Touchdown Turkey Kebobs

Touchdown! Whether for Super Bowl, Monday night football, or touch football - these kebobs score big!

Author: Ontario Turkey Producers, courtesy of National Turkey Federation
Date: December 11, 2012

Suggestions: If using wooden skewers, for best results, pre-soak them for 30 minutes prior to threading food.

Serves: 6 person(s)
Yield: 6 x kebobs

Preparation Time: 15 mins
Cooking Time: 15 mins
Extra Time: 1 hrs (for marinating)


    0.68 kg fresh skinless, boneless turkey breasts or thighs, cut into 1-inch cubes
    1/4 cup vegetable oil, such as canola
    1/4 cup fresh lime juice
    1 tsp chili powder
    1/2 tsp garlic powder
    1/2 tsp salt
    2 medium zucchini, cut in chunks *
    2 medium red bell peppers, seeded, cut into chunks
    2 medium red onions, peeled, cut in chunks


    Combine oil, lime juice, chili powder, garlic powder, and salt.

    Toss vegetables and turkey cubes in oil mixture to coat. Marinate in the refrigerator for one hour.

    Thread the marinated turkey and vegetables onto skewers. Grill over medium heat for 10 to 15 minutes, or until turkey is cooked throughout and reaches an internal temperature of 170ºF.


    * If zucchini is unavailable, can replace with green pepper or other vegetable.

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Nutritional Information
(Per Serving)

Calories:242 cals
Kilojoules:1,013 kJ
Fat:10.0 g
Carbohydrates:9.6 g
Protein:30.0 g
Cholesterol:46.0 mg
Sodium:308 mg
Saturated Fat:2.6 g
Fiber:2.0 g
Calcium:45.0 mg
Total Sugars:4.6 g

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