Chicken and Veggie Skewers with Brown Rice

Recipe posted in: Flex Meals & Snacks, Lunches & Dinners, Main Courses
Chicken and Veggie Skewers

Simple meets delicious with this tasty dinner recipe that puts a fun and flavorful spin on the same old chicken and rice dish, and requires just a few basic ingredients.

Featuring lean chicken, perfectly seasoned veggies and tender brown rice, this dish is packed with body-boosting nutrients, and counts as one SmartCarb, two PowerFuels and one Vegetable on Nutrisystem, making it the perfect flex dinner. Cooking for a family or having guests over for dinner? Just double or triple the recipe—it’s super easy to prepare in bulk.

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Servings: 1

Calories per Serving: 477

On Nutrisystem, Count As: 1 SmartCarb, 2 PowerFuels and 1 Vegetable


  • 5 oz. skinless chicken thigh, uncooked
  • Dash of paprika
  • Dash of cumin
  • 4 slices of onion, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 4 slices of bell pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 4 slices of zucchini, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 tsp. olive oil
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • ½ cup cooked brown rice
  • Wooden skewers


  1. Cook brown rice according to package directions.
  2. Soak 1 wooden skewer in water for at least 10 minutes. Heat broiler.
  3. Season the chicken with paprika and cumin.
  4. Thread onto the skewers with the chicken, bell pepper, onion and zucchini.
  5. Drizzle the chicken and vegetables with the oil and season with salt and black pepper.
  6. On a rimmed baking sheet, broil the kebabs, turning once, until the chicken is cooked through, about 15 minutes.
  7. Serve with brown rice.
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