RECIPES

Feta-Brined Grilled Chicken Kabobs

Wisconsin Cheese Feta-Brined Grilled Chicken Kabobs Recipe
Active Time
35 Minutes
Servings
4

Ingredients

Cheese

Look for the Proudly Wisconsin Badge when shopping for cheese. Any brand of Wisconsin Feta can be used in this recipe.

Instructions

  1. Place the water, 1 cup feta, salt and pepper in a blender; cover and process until smooth. Pour brine in a sealable plastic bag. Add chicken; seal bag and turn to coat. Refrigerate for at least 8 hours or overnight, turning occasionally.
  2. Grease grill grate. Heat grill to medium.
  3. Remove chicken from brine; pat dry with paper towel. Discard brine.
  4. Thread chicken on skewers.
  5. Grill chicken, covered, over medium heat for 4-5 minutes on each side or until a thermometer inserted in meat reads 165°F. Transfer chicken to a platter; keep warm.
  6. Meanwhile, whisk lemon juice and olive oil in a small bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Place the arugula, tomatoes and olives in large bowl; drizzle with dressing. Toss to coat. Add remaining feta; gently toss.
  7. Transfer salad to serving plates; top with chicken. Serve with lemon wedges.

Cheesemonger Tip

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Do you have questions when shopping for cheese? Ask the cheesemonger! A cheesemonger specializes in the buying and selling of high-quality cheese, usually available in the specialty section of a grocery store or cheese shop. Knowledgeable and passionate, a cheesemonger is a go-to resource for cheese varieties and pairings, proper cheese storage and handling, its cooking applications and cheese brand information.

Odyssey® Feta is a tangy, salty and fresh cheese. It’s available in several varieties, including traditional, Mediterranean herb, tomato and basil, peppercorn, sweet heat pepper, reduced fat and fat free. Sprinkle it on dishes—there’s a feta for everyone!

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