Marinated Chicken Spiedies with Jalapeno Jelly and Lemon Thyme Honey Mustard


For the Chicken Spiedies Marinade:

  • 2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • Salt and pepper to taste

For the Jalapeno Jelly:

  • 1 cup jalapeno peppers, finely chopped (seeds removed for milder flavor)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

For the Lemon Thyme Honey Mustard:

  • 1/2 cup Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme, chopped


Marinated Chicken Spiedies:

  1. In a bowl, whisk together olive oil, red wine vinegar, minced garlic, oregano, basil, parsley, salt, and pepper.
  2. Place the chicken pieces in a resealable plastic bag or shallow dish and pour the marinade over them.
  3. Seal the bag or cover the dish and refrigerate for at least 2 hours, preferably overnight.
  4. Preheat the grill to medium-high heat.
  5. Thread marinated chicken pieces onto skewers.
  6. Grill the chicken spiedies for 6-8 minutes, turning occasionally, until fully cooked and slightly charred.

Jalapeno Jelly:

  1. In a saucepan, combine chopped jalapenos, sugar, apple cider vinegar, and salt.
  2. Bring the mixture to a boil over medium heat, stirring frequently.
  3. Reduce heat and simmer for 10-15 minutes or until the jelly thickens.
  4. Remove from heat and let it cool. The jelly will continue to thicken as it cools.

Lemon Thyme Honey Mustard:

  1. In a small bowl, whisk together Dijon mustard, honey, lemon zest, and chopped thyme until well combined.


  1. Brush the grilled chicken spiedies with jalapeno jelly during the last minute of grilling.
  2. Serve the spiedies with a side of lemon thyme honey mustard for dipping.

Nutrition Facts (per serving, assuming 4 servings): (Values are approximate and may vary based on specific ingredients used.)

  • Calories: 500
  • Total Fat: 25g
  • Saturated Fat: 4g
  • Cholesterol: 120mg
  • Sodium: 700mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 30g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1g
  • Sugars: 24g
  • Protein: 35g

Enjoy your delicious Marinated Chicken Spiedies with Jalapeno Jelly and Lemon Thyme Honey Mustard!