2004-04-08 / Arts & Entertainment

Entertaining A Twist Of Florida Citrus

Entertaining A Twist Of Florida Citrus

Chicken Skewers in Grapefruit Marinade served with snap peas, orange peppers and grapefruit slicesChicken Skewers in Grapefruit Marinade served with snap peas, orange peppers and grapefruit slices

Florida citrus is a delicious, fast fruit snack that kids love. While kids enjoy the taste and juiciness, moms appreciate the vitamins and minerals — Vi-tamin C, fiber and potassium — found in Florida oranges and grapefruit that help kids grow strong and healthy. Check out these ideas for creating easy, healthy and fun citrus snacks:

Chicken Skewers in Grapefruit Marinade

1/3 cup pink grapefruit juice squeezed, reserve squeezed fruit

2 tablespoons soy sauce

Remaining pulp from squeezed grapefruit

2 cloves garlic, crushed

3 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into cubes

Olive oil

In a bowl, mix grapefruit juice, soy sauce, pulp and crushed garlic. Mari-nate chicken for a few hours. Place pieces of chicken on skewers. In a warm skillet, add olive oil and sauté chicken until thoroughly cooked.

Makes 3 servings

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