Easy Kebab Recipes
Mix your favorite meats and fresh produce on skewers for your next cookout. These flavorful kebab recipes are sure to impress guests.
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Caribbean Chicken Kebabs with Lime-Cayenne Butter
Marinate chicken in a tangy mixture of orange juice, soy sauce, and ginger, grill on skewers alongside pieces of onion, bell pepper and pineapple, and baste with a spicy lime butter.
Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Melanie Clark
Tuscan Pork Kebabs
Coming in at less than 200 calories per serving, this colorful grilled summer dish is perfect for a light picnic on the patio. Sautéed chard makes a simple side.
Recipe: Tuscan Pork Kebabs
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Chicken Kebabs and Nectarine Salsa
This company-worthy meal has a hint of spice from the chicken that is balanced by the flavors from the nectarine salsa.
Photo: David Hillegas; Styling: Lydia Degaris-Pursell
When you can’t decide between seafood and sausage, go with these grilled kebabs featuring smoked sausage plus shrimp, snapper, and scallops. Marinate all the ingredients in an orange –cumin vinaigrette for a spicy, citrus flavor.
Recipe: Seafood Kebabs
Grilled Sirloin Skewers with Peaches and Peppers
Online reviewers rave about the combination of flavors from grilled sirloin steak, fresh peaches, onions, bell peppers, and tangy sauce. Turn to this recipe when you need an easy summertime dinner.
Pork Tenderloin with Costa Rican Coffee Glaze
Discover the magic of using brewed coffee in a basting sauce. The coffee contributes deep color as well a rich, robust flavor to the glaze that’s spiked with rum, molasses, cinnamon, and cocoa.
Lamb Kebabs with Yogurt Sauce
At 95¢ a serving, these colorful Mediterranean-style lamb skewers are a great choice for outdoor entertaining.
Recipe: Lamb Kebabs with Yogurt Sauce
Mediterranean Grilled Chicken Kebabs
A marinade of pomegranate molasses, orange juice, balsamic vinegar and rosemary adds amazing sweet and savory flavor to these tender chicken kebabs.
Anticuchos (Peruvian Beef Kebabs)
Get authentic Peruvian flavor by rubbing the steak with a fiery spice rub of hot paprika, black pepper, and turmeric and serving with a savory yellow bell pepper sauce.
Jamaican Jerk Beef Kebabs
Add island flair to your grilled kebabs by coating the beef cubes in a spicy hot mixture of habanero pepper, allspice, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Grill red bell pepper and ripe plantain pieces on skewers with the beef for a complete meal.
Recipe: Jamaican Jerk Beef Kebabs
Yogurt-marinated Chicken Kebabs with Israeli Couscous
The bold flavor in the chicken kebabs comes from the Indian spice blend, garam masala, curry powder, and feta cheese. Marinate the pieces of chicken in the spiced yogurt mixture, grill on skewers, then serve over Israeli couscous.
Hoisin-Glazed Beef Kebabs
All it takes is a little sweet hoisin sauce, ginger, and rice vinegar to turn your beef tenderloin skewers into an Asian-style dinner. Round out the meal with cellophane noodles and grilled bok choy.
Recipe: Hoisin-Glazed Beef Kebabs
Teriyaki Pork and Pineapple
A 3-ingredient marinade of mirin, sake, and soy sauce adds sweet and salty flavor to the pork tenderloin, onion, and pineapple chunks. Grilling caramelizes the natural sugars in the pineapple and onion and brings out their amazing sweetness.
Recipe: Teriyaki Pork and Pineapple
Steak and Vegetable Kebabs
Make a meal on a skewer by grilling sirloin steak pieces with bell pepper, onion, and zucchini, then serving over salad greens.
Recipe: Steak and Vegetable Kebabs
Classic Beef Shish Kebabs
The trick with this shish kebab recipe is to cook the beef separately from the vegetables so nothing overcooks. You can prepare this recipe on an electric grill pan, charcoal or gas grill.
Recipe: Classic Beef Shish Kebabs
Pesto Shrimp Kebabs
Chicken, Red Onion, and Prosciutto-Wrapped Plum Kebabs
Yogurt-Marinated Chicken and Zucchini Kebabs
Albacore Tuna, Cucumber, and Potato Kebabs
These kebabs are a good way to use tuna loin, especially any odd-shaped pieces left over from making another recipe. Cooking cucumber may seem unusual, but heat brings out its sweetness.
BBQ Tempeh and Mushroom Kebabs
Steak and Avocado Kebabs
Lamb, Tomato, and Mint Kebabs
Salmon, Asparagus, and Fresh Lemon Kebabs
Seasoned Lamb Kebabs
Dinner's a breeze with Seasoned Lamb Kebabs on the menu. Save time by combining this recipe's bevvy of warming spices in advance, and chop veggies and store them in the fridge until it’s time to make your skewers.
Halibut Kebabs with Grilled Bread and Pancetta
We couldn't believe how outrageously yummy these halibut skewers are. Crusty Italian bread and halibut are seasoned with fresh rosemary, then woven with pancetta and grilled until golden.
Chicken Kebabs with Cucumber Noodles
Marinated in a little honey, ginger, soy sauce, and peanut oil, Asian-inspired Chicken Kebabs with Cucumber Noodles are paired with cucumber noodles to create an easy weeknight dinner.
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