Easy Kebab Recipes

Fire up the grill and get cooking with skewered dishes. They’re oh-so-easy and delicious!

Caribbean Chicken Kebabs with Lime-Cayenne Butter

Photo: Jennifer Davick , Styling: Jan Gautro , Writer: Kate Krug

Caribbean Chicken Kebabs with Lime-Cayenne Butter

Bring home some coastal flavor with pineapple and peppers skewered between chicken and other veggies. We hear these kebabs taste just as good with shrimp, as well!

Seafood Kebabs

Photo: David Hillegas , Styling: Lydia Degaris-Pursell , Recipe: Julia Rutland , Writer: Kate Krug

Seafood Kebabs

For a vegetarian option, swap out the sausage for another type of fish and adjust the amount of chipotle peppers for sensitive palates.

Pork-and-Chorizo Kebabs

Photo: Tony Christie, Writer: Kate Krug

Pork-and-Chorizo Kebabs

To give these kebabs an even bigger kick of flavor, weave in a few bay leaves in between the pork, sausage, and onions on the skewer.

Grilled Veggie Kebabs

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Grilled Veggie Kebabs

Don’t limit yourself to the vegetables listed in this recipe. Experiment with different combos for new flavors and results every time.

Mixed Grill Kebabs with Guava BBQ Sauce

Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner, Writer: Kate Krug

Mixed Grill Kebabs with Guava BBQ Sauce

Give the sauce a chance even if BBQ isn’t your thing. It’s got the perfect ratio of spicy and sweet that’s great for dipping.

Ginger-Lime Marinated Shrimp Kebabs

Photo: Jean Allsopp, Recipe: Jackie Mills, R.D., Writer: Kate Krug

Ginger-Lime Marinated Shrimp Kebabs

Use the marinade at your discretion and complete the meal with Grilled Flank Steak and Cilantro Butter. The two go great together.

Grilled Shrimp Kebabs

Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner , Recipe: Julia  , Writer: Kate Krug

Grilled Shrimp Kebabs

To save prep time, let butter sit at room temperature about an hour before starting to prepare the meal.

Tequila-Lime Seafood Kebabs

Writer: Kate Krug

Tequila-Lime Seafood Kebabs

Garnish these tasty kebabs with lime wedges for decoration and additional island flavor.

Parmesan-crusted Calamari Kebabs

Writer: Kate Krug

Parmesan-crusted Calamari Kebabs

The Roasted Red Pepper and Basil sauce adds a nice kick to the squid, and leftovers taste great with pasta.

Spiedini di Pesce Spada al Rosmarino

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Spiedini di Pesce Spada al Rosmarino

Feel free to substitute regular skewers for the rosemary branches if the flavor is too strong for you. For just a taste of rosemary, add a few leaves to the plastic bag mixture.

Beef Tenderloin Yakitori

Photo: Jennifer Davick , Styling: Lydia DeGaris-Pursell , Recipe: Laraine Perri

Beef Tenderloin Yakitori

For a bargain-friendly version, pick a more affordable cut of beef -- such as chuck round or flank -- and weave thin strips onto skewers.

Lamb Souvlaki with Feta-Mint Dipping Sauce

Photo: Luca Trovato , Recipe: Julia Rutland

Lamb Souvlaki with Feta-Mint Dipping Sauce

You can substitute cubed chicken or beef for the lamb in this easy and flavorful dish. If you don’t have Greek seasoning, combine a little dried mint and ground cumin with dried Italian seasoning.

Shrimp-and-Andouille Brochettes

Photo: Luca Trovato , Recipe: Julia Rutland

Shrimp-and-Andouille Brochettes

Andouille is a spicy smoked sausage popular in Cajun dishes. You can substitute your favorite smoked sausage.

Chicken Yakitori

Photo: Luca Trovato , Recipe: Julia Rutland

Chicken Yakitori

If you can’t find mirin in your grocery store’s Asian foods aisle, substitute 1 tablespoon sugar dissolves in ½ cup rice wine vinegar or vermouth.

Grilled Berries and Pound Cake with Bourdon-Butterscotch Sauce

Photo: Luca Trovato , Recipe: Julia Rutland

Grilled Berries and Pound Cake with Bourdon-Butterscotch Sauce

Frozen, packaged pound cake works well here; the dense texture cuts evenly and doesn’t crumble. Use homemade or deli pound cake if desired, but steer clear of varieties with nuts and chocolate chips, which make skewering tricky.

Beef Satay with Thai Coconut-Peanut Sauce

Photo: Luca Trovato , Recipe: Julia Rutland

Beef Satay with Thai Coconut-Peanut Sauce

This recipe is ideal for leaner and tougher cuts of beef such as flank, skirt, or hangar steak, as well as thin cuts of round. Thinly slicing and marinating helps tenderize and add flavor to the meat.

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