Cilantro-Lime  Pineapple Chicken Skewers

Cilantro-Lime Pineapple Chicken Skewers

  • Serves: 6
  • PREP TIME: 10 min
  • COOK TIME: 8 min


  • 10 Tbsp. Hellmann's® or Best Foods® Light Mayonnaise
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh lime juice
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breasts or chicken thighs, cut into chunks
  • 2 large red bell peppers, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 cups fresh pineapple chunks
  • 1 large zucchini, halved lengthwise, cut crosswise into bite-size pieces
  • 3 cups hot cooked brown rice


  1. Combine , Hellmann's® or Best Foods® Light Mayonnaise, lime juice, cilantro and garlic in small bowl; reserve and set aside 1/2 cup.
  2. Alternately thread chicken, vegetables and pineapple on 6 (12-inch) skewers**, then brush with remaining mayonnaise mixture.
  3. Grill or broil skewers, turning once, until chicken is thoroughly cooked and vegetables are tender, about 8 minutes. Brush with some of the reserved mayonnaise mixture.
  4. Serve with remaining reserved mayonnaise mixture as a dipping sauce. Serve with hot cooked rice.

TIP: For no skewer oven method, preheat oven to 425°. Combine mayonnaise mixture as directed, reserving 1/2 cup. Combine chicken, red peppers, zucchini and remaining mayonnaise mixture on large rimmed baking sheet. Roast 20 minutes or until chicken is thoroughly cooked and vegetables are tender. Stir in pineapple and 2 Tablespoons reserved mayonnaise mixture. Serve as directed.

Tip: Serve with a mixed green salad to round out the meal.

Cost per recipe* : $11.47.
Cost per serving* : $1.91
* Based on average retail prices at national supermarkets.

**If using wooden skewers, soak in water at least 15 minutes prior to use.

Nutritional Information

Nutritional Information

Nutritional Information
Servings Size 1 serving
Servings Size 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Amount Per Serving
Nutrient Type Value
Calories 300
Calories from Fat 80
Total Fat 8 g
Saturated Fat 1.5 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 55 mg
Sodium 310 mg
Total Carbs 36 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Sugars 10 g
Protein 20 g
Vitamin A 30 %
Vitamin C 150 %
Calcium 4 %
Iron 8 %
Potassium 620 mg