Balsamic Chicken Skewers with Israeli Couscous

Easy Balsamic Chicken Skewers with Israeli Couscous! #dinner #farmtogrillEasy Grilled Balsamic Chicken Skewers with Israeli Couscous just in time for summer grilling!

Balsamic Chicken Skewers with Israeli Couscous on #FarmtoGrill #grill
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Last weekend we drove out to the lake and spent several days pretending summer has already arrived. We grilled out, hiked through the woods, and swam in the lake. The kids even got pretty good at using the paddle board! Our trip was short because the kids had to be back in school, but it made me long for summer vacation, something awful.

Grilled Balsamic Chicken Skewers with Israeli Couscous on #FarmtoGrill #grill

This coming weekend we will do it all over again. I’ve got several grilled recipes on the menu, including a tantalizing balsamic chicken skewers recipe served on a bed of colorful fluffy Israeli couscous.


My Balsamic Chicken Skewers with Israeli Couscous recipe is perfect for summer because it’s easy to make, it’s grilled outdoors, and it’s a meal the whole family will love. (My kids will eat anything served on a stick.)

Grilling Balsamic Chicken Skewers with Israeli Couscous on #FarmtoGrill #grill

I recently discovered NatureRaised Farms® chicken sold at Sam’s Club. Have you seen it?

NatureRaised Farms Chicken

NatureRaised Farms is a company dedicated to providing products that come from animals: raised without antibiotics, hormones, or steroids, that are third-party animal welfare certified, and that are fed a 100% vegetarian diet. NatureRaised Farms goal is to help you get fresh honest food on the dinner table!

I appreciate that Sam’s Club is selling it, so I can get all my other weekend groceries and party supplies in one place. Then I know I’m getting the best prices possible, as well as quality!

How to Make Balsamic Chicken Skewers with Israeli Couscous on #FarmtoGrill #grill

For our Balsamic Chicken Skewers with Israeli Couscous recipe I decided to use NatureRaised Farms® Boneless Skinless Chicken Thighs, because chicken thighs stay so moist and flavorful when grilling.

I made a quick balsamic glaze and marinated chicken thigh pieces in half of it, reserving the rest for later.

Making Balsamic Chicken Skewers with Israeli Couscous on #FarmtoGrill #grill

Then I lined the chicken pieces on skewers and grilled them over medium-low heat. Meanwhile, I made a bright zesty Israeli couscous with chickpeas, roasted red peppers and herbs.

How to Grill Balsamic Chicken Skewers with Israeli Couscous on #FarmtoGrill #grill

Once the chicken skewers came off the grill, I glazed them again and served them over the couscous.

Both parts of the dish are quick to make and come together beautifully. The contrast of the rich tangy chicken bursting with juicy flavor, and the light fluffy couscous is a sure winner.

Juicy Grilled Balsamic Chicken Skewers with Israeli Couscous on #FarmtoGrill #grill

My entire family loves this Balsamic Chicken Skewers with Israeli Couscous, made with NatureRaised Farms® chicken. And I love that I’m serving them food with quality I can trust.

Add this to your summer weekend meal plan to break away from burgers and hotdogs.

Must-Make Balsamic Chicken Skewers with Israeli Couscous on #FarmtoGrill #grill

If you are interested in finding out more about NatureRaised Farms find them on:





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18 comments on “Balsamic Chicken Skewers with Israeli Couscous

  1. Heather Christoposted May 29, 2015 at 10:47 am Reply

    that marinade looks excellent! I’m going to try grilling these this coming week!

  2. Marla Meridithposted May 29, 2015 at 12:28 pm Reply

    I need this now!!! My family will love this recipe!

  3. Erin @ The Spiffy Cookieposted May 29, 2015 at 1:29 pm Reply

    Normally I don’t like how the balsamic in marinades turns the chicken brown but it looks so beautiful here!

  4. Annalise @ Completely Deliciousposted May 29, 2015 at 2:09 pm Reply

    Meat on a stick cooked out on the grill – I’m so there. These looks fabulous!

  5. Liz @ The Lemon Bowposted May 29, 2015 at 2:57 pm Reply

    SO funny I just noticed this brand for the first time!! Great to hear your thoughts on it. I’m so ready for summer time too girl!

  6. Lauren Gaskill | Making Life Sweetposted May 29, 2015 at 4:38 pm Reply

    Balsamic is my go-to marinade — both regular and white! I love these chicken skewers and they make my mouth water!!

    Rating: 5
  7. Kristi Rimkusposted May 30, 2015 at 1:36 pm Reply

    I ran across this recipe on Pinterest. I’ll need to get out the grill now. This looks fantastic.

  8. Amandaposted May 30, 2015 at 2:30 pm Reply

    This chicken looks amazing! Pinning this for later!

  9. Savita @ ChefDeHomeposted June 3, 2015 at 4:08 pm Reply

    This looks fantastic, Sommer! Can’t wait to try! 

  10. Liz @ Shortbread & Gingerposted July 20, 2015 at 11:47 am Reply

    Wow – that’s a visual feast! Amazing colours and textures in this delicious looking meal.

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