Grilled Chipotle Chorizo Chicken Sausage & Shrimp Kabobs Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Grilled Chipotle Chorizo Chicken Sausage & Shrimp Kabobs Recipe
  • READY IN 30 mins

Grilled Chipotle Chorizo Chicken Sausage & Shrimp Kabobs

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"Grill these sausage and vegetable skewers and serve with a side of couscous."

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  • PREP

    30 mins
  • READY IN

    30 mins

Directions

  1. Lime Marinade: Combine all ingredients in food processor. Puree until fine. Set aside.
  2. Saffron Couscous: Coat a medium sauce pan with olive oil and saute the Israeli couscous and white onion over medium heat for 3 minutes. Add the Saffron, saute for an additional 2 minutes. Lower the heat and add the white wine. Slowly add the boiling water. Cover and cook for 12 minutes or until couscous is light and fluffy.
  3. Combine olive oil, green, red, & orange peppers. Coat vegetables well and pre-grill for 5-7 minutes.
  4. Assemble skewers; slide one piece al fresco Chipotle Chorizo Chicken Sausage onto skewer, followed by pineapple, green pepper, shrimp, orange pepper, zucchini, and red pepper. Repeat pattern until skewer is full. Marinate in lime marinade, refrigerated for 1 hour.
  5. Grill over a medium high flame, use a pastry brush to baste skewers with any free lime marinade. Grill 5 - 7 minutes per side or until shrimp turn opaque in color.
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Footnotes

  • Serving Suggestion: Serve skewers over couscous, garnish with freshly grated lime rind.
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Reviews More Reviews

Most Helpful Positive Review
Apr 29, 2012

Yum! My hubby loves Chorizo and these were a huge hit! I love that you can mix up different veggies according to taste - i served with a quinoa dish and it was perfect.

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Apr 16, 2012

I'm not a fan of sausage, in general, (though I did eat a few pieces and enjoyed the grilled flavor) so I'm going to rely primarily on Mr. LTH for this review. He didn't even finish his meal and he's a big fan of sausage. He deemed this "too spicy". I didn't find it too spicy at all, but didn't like it enough to save the leftovers for lunch. I skipped the couscous and subbed brown rice instead and had to use the Jalapeno Al Fresco as they grocery store didn't have the Chipotle version. I did really enjoy the marinated veggies! This is a nice recipe (and much more developed than so many corporately sponsored recipes), it just wasn't our cup o' tea...

 

18 Ratings

Apr 16, 2012

We really liked this recipe. I changed up the veggies a little to use what I had on hand. Did not care for the couscous as it was very bland. Next time I will try it with rice.

 
Sep 25, 2012

Some of the best kabobs I've had. The lime marinade sends these over the top.

 
Oct 28, 2012

I had a different sausage, chicken but not chorizo or chipotle so I added a chipotle pepper to the marinade. Just did the sausage and veggies, (added mushrooms) didn't make the couscous. Used the grill basket over charcoal instead of kabobs.

 
May 09, 2012

yum! we used the Sweet Italian (couldn't find the Chipotle Chorizo in our store) and it was delicious! The next day we used leftovers in an egg scramble.

 
Apr 23, 2012

I think my favorite part of this recipe is DEFINITELY the marinade. Soooo tasty! The pineapple that I thought I had was a bit...past its expiration date...so I used a mango instead. It was awesome! My husband and his friend devoured every bit of it. I was going to serve it with brown rice, but they ate it all before I had a chance to reheat my rice. Yum!

 
Apr 20, 2012

This recipe was a good one. The kabobs and the marinade were very good. The couscous was so-so and not very flavorful as written. Next time, I would either serve another starch or bump up the flavor factor on it. The marinade is a keeper. Its very easy to do and super tasty. A little hot, a little sweet, smoky and earthy and tangy too. Hits all the flavor profiles you need. You could easily change up the skewers with all sorts of veggies/meats, so don't let those specific ingredients deter you from giving this one a try.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 551 kcal
  • 28%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 59.5 g
  • 19%
  • Cholesterol
  • 158 mg
  • 53%
  • Fat
  • 19.5 g
  • 30%
  • Fiber
  • 5.2 g
  • 21%
  • Protein
  • 30.9 g
  • 62%
  • Sodium
  • 526 mg
  • 21%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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