Tequila-Lime Seafood Kebabs

Note: If you use wooden skewers, presoak them in water 30 minutes to keep them from burning on the grill.

Yield: Makes 9 servings
Recipe from Coastal Living

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  • 8 ounces unpeeled, large fresh shrimp
  • 8 ounces grouper fillets, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 8 ounces salmon fillets, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 4 ounces fresh snow peas
  • 1 large red bell pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1/2 pineapple, peeled, cored, and cut into 1-inch wedges
  • 1 tablespoon grated lime rind
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 cup tequila
  • 3 tablespoons orange juice
  • 2 teaspoons minced green onions
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • Garnish: lime wedges


  1. Peel shrimp, leaving tails on; devein, if desired.
  2. Coat 12-inch metal skewers with cooking spray. Alternately thread shrimp, grouper, salmon, snow peas, bell pepper, and pineapple on skewers. Place kebabs in a shallow dish.
  3. Combine lime rind and next 7 ingredients in a small bowl; pour over kebabs. Cover and marinate in refrigerator 1 hour, turning occasionally.
  4. Remove kebabs from marinade. Grill, with lid closed, over medium-high heat (350° to 400°) 6 to 7 minutes on each side or until fish flakes with a fork. (During grilling, baste occasionally with marinade.)
  5. Garnish, if desired. Serve immediately.
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