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Air Fryer Chicken Kabobs (Chicken Skewers)

Take a break from the grill and make this quick and easy chicken kabobs in your air fryer in less than 15 minutes. It is so good, you would think it was grilled! This recipe makes a great appetizer or a healthy dinner the whole family would love.
4.73 from 18 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Appetizer, dinner
Cuisine American, British
Servings 6
Calories 191 kcal


  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breast cut into bite sizes pieces about 2 chicken breasts
  • cup sweet chili sauce
  • ½ tbsp Herbs de Provence
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • ½ tsp red pepper flakes
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp garlic granules
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 3 Bell peppers cut into big chunks
  • 1 Zucchini chopped into big chunks
  • 1 large Onion chopped into big chunks i used red onion


  • To a large mixing bowl, combine chicken pieces, salt, black pepper, red pepper flakes and mix to combine.
  • Add chopped bell peppers, chopped zucchini, onions, smoked paprika, herb de Provence, sweet chilli sauce, vegetable oil and mix all to combine.
  • Cover the bowl with a plastic wrap/cling film and marinate for at least 30 minutes or longer if time is not of the essence.
  • When you are ready to cook, thread the marinated chicken and vegetables on the skewer, repeat the process until all is exhausted.
  • Preheat the air fryer at 200C/400F for 5 minutes then spray the air fryer basket with cooking oil
  • Arrange the chicken skewers in the air fryer basket in a single layer making sure it is not overcrowded (you may have to cook the chicken in batches).
    Cook at 400F/200C for 10 minutes or until fully cooked and the chicken is no longer white when cut into. carefully flipping the kabob halfway through.
    PS: The internal temperature of cooked chicken should read 165F/73C when checked with an instant read or meat thermometer.


Hot grill or griddle pan instructions
Tread the marinated cubed chicken and vegetables into a skewer and cook on a hot grill or griddle pan flipping every 2 to 3 minutes until cooked through.
  • If you want a grill mark on your chicken skewers then place an air fryer rack/trivet inside the air fryer basket before cooking.
  • Cut the chicken and vegetables into even sizes so they cook evenly


Calories: 191kcalCarbohydrates: 14gProtein: 18gFat: 7gSaturated Fat: 4gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 48mgSodium: 239mgPotassium: 537mgFiber: 2gSugar: 11gVitamin A: 2178IUVitamin C: 84mgCalcium: 25mgIron: 1mg
Keyword air fryer chicken kabobs, air fryer chicken skewers, chicken skewers
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