Indoor BBQ Chicken Skewers

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 15 mins

When the weather keeps you from your outdoor grill, this is a recipe that will remind you of warmer days ahead! Straight from America's Test Kitchens, the recommended brand of store-bought barbecue sauce is Bull's-Eye, although you can certainly mix up your own favorite recipe. You'll need four 12" skewers.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Adjust oven rack to highest position (about 5 inches from broiler element) and heat broiler. Set wire rack over rimmed baking sheet.
  2. Combine sugar, paprika, cumin, cayenne, and salt in large bowl. Add chicken to toss and coat.
  3. Thread seasoned chicken onto four 12-inch metal skewers.
  4. Whisk 3/4 cup barbecue sauce and 2 tablespoons vinegar in small bowl.
  5. In second bowl, combine sour cream, cilantro, remaining barbecue sauce, and remaining vinegar; set aside for serving.
  6. Brush each kebab with barbecue sauce-vinegar mixture.
  7. Broil until lightly browned, 5-7 minutes.
  8. Flip kebabs, brush with remaining sauce, and continue to broil until chicken is lightly charred and cooked through. 5-7 minutes.
  9. Serve with sour cream sauce.


Most Helpful

loved the mix of spices and used on my chicken and cooked in a little oil, serving over rice and omitting the sauce part of recipe this time. Thanks so much

jellyko December 06, 2009

These were a big hit with the family. I used chicken thighs and broiled the skewers in the oven.

Diana A. February 16, 2009

The spices on the chicken was a 5 stars. We didn't baste cause DH didn't want. I made the sauce also, but we prefered the chicken without the sauce. I'll do the chicken skewers again but just with the spices. Thanks DuChick. Made for 123 hit wonders

Boomette July 31, 2008

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