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Pinchos de Pollo ~ Puerto Rican Chicken Skewers

Pinchos de Pollo ~ Chicken Kabobs

David Taylor
These Pinchos de Pollo are perfectly charred with a sweet, tangy, and smoky barbecue sauce. They are grilled chicken skewers are perfect for sharing with friends and family.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Marinating Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 25 mins
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Puerto Rican
Servings 4 servings
Calories 235 kcal


  • 1 lbs chicken cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 tbsp adobo seasoning
  • 4 tsp sazon with annatto seasoning
  • 2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • cup barbecue sauce


  • Cut the chicken into 1-inch cubes and place them into a gallon-sized zip-top bag.
    1 lbs chicken
  • Season the chicken with the adobo, Sazon, oregano and olive oil.
    1 tbsp adobo seasoning, 4 tsp sazon with annatto seasoning, 2 tsp dried oregano, 1 tbsp olive oil
  • Seal the bag and refrigerate the chicken for at least 1 hour, but preferably overnight.
  • Thread the chicken onto the skewers, making sure that the chicken is packed snuggly, but not too tightly.
  • Heat your grill to medium heat, and lay the pinchos in a single layer along the grates.
  • Grill the pinchos for 10-15 minutes, until the chicken is golden brown and thoroughly cooked.
  • When the pinchos are cooked, slather them with your favorite BBQ sauce.
    ⅓ cup barbecue sauce
  • Serve with some crusty bread slices, or fried plantains.
Keyword Chicken