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Chili Lime Chicken Kabobs

When I think of the summer, I think of the grill! These kabobs are so tasty and way easy to make. You can also substitute shrimp for the chicken...yum!


Chili Lime Chicken Kabobs Adapted from {Paula Deen}

1 red bell pepper, cut into 1 inch pieces 1 medium red onion, cut into 1 inch pieces 1 fresh pineapple cut into chunks 3 boneless, skinless, chicken breasts cut into 1 inch pieces salt & pepper to taste

Skewers
Marinade 2/3 cup vegetable oil
1 tsp lime zest 1/3 cup lime juice 2 Tbl vinegar 2 Tbl sugar 1/4 tsp chili powder
Directions In a small bowl whisk oil, lime juice, vinegar, sugar, and chili powder
Salt & Pepper chicken chunks
In a plastic bag, combine bell pepper, onion, and chicken
Pour lime marinade over chicken mixture
Seal bag, and place in the refrigerator to for 4 to 6 hours to marinate Heat grill to 350° to 400° If you are using wooden skewers, soak them for about an hour before use, so they don't burn Remove chicken and vegetable pieces from marinade.
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Buttermilk Pancakes

These are so good served with lots of butter and warm thick syrup OR strawberries and fresh whipped cream!  Also, whatever we don't eat I like to freeze and then heat up whenever we want.


Buttermilk Pancakes

1 1/4 cup flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
1/4 cup sugar
pinch of salt
1 1/2 cups buttermilk
2 Tbl melted butter
1 egg, beaten
1 tsp vanilla

Directions
Sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda, sugar, and salt
Stir in buttermilk, butter, and egg into flour mixture just until incorporated
Heat a lightly oiled griddle or frying pan over medium high heat
Pour or scoop the batter onto the griddle (I like to use an ice cream scoop)
Brown on both sides and serve hot