Summer Skewer Recipes

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These easy skewer recipes are a great addition to your summer grilling menu! Grilled shish kabob (or kebab) recipes are super popular this time of year, especially the ones we have gathered here. In addition to these amazing recipes we show you a trick to soak wooden skewers that helps prevent burning, come check it out! 

easy skewer recipes

Easy Skewer Recipes

How To Soak Wooden Skewers

A little trick that will help to keep your wooden skewers from burning!  Typically package instructions for wooden skewers will state to soak them for about a half an hour before using. Soaking does work, but depending on your grill and how long the skewers will need to cook, some times they still burn. This can be frustrating because then what happens? Your food falls through the grill or becomes a stir fry! 

To help prevent burning further, freeze wooden skewers.  Place skewers in a shallow pan and cover with water.  Place the pan in the freezer until a thin layer of ice forms on the top, about 30 minutes. Remove from the ice water, use immediately for one of these recipes below. Enjoy! 

Grilled Shish Kabob Recipes 

 
Grilled Coconut Pineapple Shrimp - Janine Huldie

Halloumi Kebobs - Health Starts in the Kitchen

Grilled Mediterranean Chicken Kebabs - Delicious Meets Healthy

Grilled Lemon Pesto Chicken Kebabs - Flavor the Moments

Grilled Eggplant - Living Lou

Pork Shish Kebab - Play Party Plan

Steak and Potatoes - Health Home and Happiness

Zucchini Kabobs - Pink Fortitude

Grilled Mojito Shrimp  - Swirls of Flavor

Grilled Shrimp  - An Italian in My Kitchen

Chicken Kabobs with Blackberry BBQ Sauce - Mid-Life Healthy Living

Grilled Lemon Chicken Kebabs - A Calculated Whisk

Grilled Pineapple and Chicken with Polynesian Glaze - Crayons and Cravings

Lamb Kabobs - Foodal

Southwest Pork Kabobs with Pico de Gallo - Mommy Gone Healthy

Chimichuri Grilled Shrimp  - Cook Eat Paleo

Honey Soy Steak Kebabs with Cilantro Lime Sauce - Flavor the Moments

Bacon Pineapple Chicken Kebabs - Delicious Meets Healthy

Grilled Caribbean Jerk Turkey Kabobs - Snacking in Sneakers

Grilled Fajita Vegetable  - A Spicy Perspective

Serve up this Low Carb Chocolate "Lasagna" for Dessert

low carb chocolate lasagna