Grilled Chicken Shish Kabobs with Keto Barbecue Sauce Recipe

Trying to stay slim for the summer, and not sure what to prep on the grill? Staying true to your low-carb eating plan can be a challenge, but we have just the recipe for you! Bring out the grill and enjoy your summer with a delicious new recipe, Grilled Chicken Shish Kabobs with Keto Barbecue Sauce.


1 pound raw chicken breasts
1 medium onion, quartered then large chopped
1 large or 2 medium yellow squash, chopped in large pieces
1 red bell pepper, large chopped
8 wood or metal skewers (if using wood skewers, soak in water for 1 hour before use)


1. Skewer the shish kabobs, alternating squash, onion, chicken, and then red bell pepper. 

2. Make keto barbecue sauce (recipe below) and brush over shish kabobs. 

3. Cover with foil and marinate in refrigerator for 1-3 hours. 

4. Put on grill with at least 1 inch between them. Grill on each side for 6-7 minutes or until well done.

Keto BBQ Sauce Recipe:

8 ounces organic tomato sauce
1 tablespoon onion powder
1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
1 tablespoon chili powder
2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
2 tablespoons mustard
1/3 cup Sweet-N-Natural
1 teaspoon liquid smoke (optional)
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
2 tablespoons olive or coconut oil

Combine all ingredients for the sauce in a small sauce pan, bring to a boil, and then let simmer on low heat for 15-30 minutes. 

This recipe is high-flavor, low-carb (keto friendly), and full of nutrients. We hope you enjoy it with your family and friends!