chipotle chicken kabobs


15 Min


10-15 Min



Grilling some kabobs is a fun way to make your dinner a little different. These kabobs carry all the flavor a complicated 5 star dish has without the trouble.


2 1/2 pounds boneless, skinlees chicken thighs 

Salt and pepper to taste

10-12 strips thick cut bacon 

1 1/2 cups sweet BBQ sauce

1 pineapple, cut into chunks 

2/3 cups apple butter

1 red onion, quartered 

1-2 chipotle peppers in adobo sauce plus Camp Chef’s Mango Chipotle Rub 

1 Tablespoon of adobo sauce or your favorite poultry rub 

8-10 wooden skewers


chicken Kabobs

Step 1

Soak wooden skewers in water for at least 30 minutes. Preheat pellet grill to 400 °F.

Step 2

Cut chicken thighs into 1-inch bite sized pieces. Place the chicken chunks in a bowl and add salt, pepper and rub. Mix together until chicken is covered with seasonings.

Step 3

Cut bacon into 1-inch strips, pineapple into chunks, and cut onions into quarters. Peel the layers of onion into single slices. Alternate threading pineapple, onion, bacon, and chicken onto skewers.

Step 4

Place BBQ sauce, apple butter, chipotle peppers and adobo sauce in blender or food processor and blend until smooth.

step 5

Brush kabobs with BBQ sauce mixture and grill for about 10-15 minutes or until internal temperature of the chicken reaches 165 °F. Brush kabobs with BBQ sauce mixture again before turning kabobs over halfway through cooking time (5-7 minute mark).