Skewer Recipes for the Grill

Featured Article,Healthy Recipes and Nutrition
June 24, 2012

Fire up the grill, load up the skewers and enjoy a delicious meal!

Grilled spicy shrimp and pineapple kebabs
Grilled spicy shrimp and pineapple kebabs

Who says grills are for burgers only? Try one of these skewer recipes at your next cookout.


Soy-Grilled Salmon Skewers

This delicious salmon recipe is easy to prepare and impressive looking for dinner guests. You can buy furikake (seaweed and sesame rice seasoning) in the Asian section at most grocery stores. It is available vegetarian style or with dehydrated egg or shrimp. Salmon is one of the healthiest fish to eat: It contains lots of minerals that may be beneficial for our cardiovascular and eye health, and even our skin and hair. Substitute low-sodium soy sauce to lower the sodium content of this recipe.

Tropical Chicken Skewers with Mango Yogurt Dipping Sauce

Grilled pineapple and chicken on skewers—perfect for a backyard party for kids.

Pineapple Pork Kebobs

Kids love anything that’s served on a stick. Here’s a pork dish that’s perfectly dressed up with pineapple.


Japanese Beef and Green Onion Skewers (Yakitori)

Kids love these little beef skewers, with their sweet/salty glaze of soy, mirin and sugar.

Thai Shrimp Kebabs

Marinate shrimp in a hot-sweet sauce then give them a quick turn on the grill.

Smoky Veggie Skewers

Want your kids to eat their veggies? Serve them as lollipops!


Grilled Spicy Shrimp and Pineapple Skewers

A great pick for a summer grill-out.


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