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Healthy Kabob Recipes and Skewer Recipes

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Grilled Sea Scallops with Cilantro & Black Bean Sauce

Here, Chinese fermented black beans are stir-fried with garlic and ginger, flavor-enhanced with Chinese or Japanese rice wine, and blended into a delicate puree that makes a delicious dip to complement all sorts of grilled seafood, including plump sea scallops. Sweet mirin counterbalances the saltiness of the beans.

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Grilled Rosemary-Salmon Skewers

If you can find (or grow) them, use sturdy rosemary branches, stripped of leaves, as skewers for these Italian salmon kebabs; they'll add a subtle, smoky flavor that hints of pine. Oil your grill well to prevent sticking, don't move the kebabs around unnecessarily and keep a close eye on the fire to avoid flare-ups.

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Shrimp & Plum Kebabs

Toss quick-cooking shrimp, juicy summertime plums and zesty jalapeños with a simple cilantro-lime marinade for a deluxe meal in minutes. If you like, use peaches or nectarines in place of the plums and red or green bell peppers for the jalapeños.

» Shrimp & Plum Kebabs

Shish Kebab with Tahini Sauce

Roasted and grilled meats are ubiquitous throughout the Middle East. This marinade, infused with allspice and cinnamon, would be excellent on lamb or chicken as well. Tuck the grilled chunks of meat and onion into warm whole-wheat pitas.

» Shish Kebab with Tahini Sauce

Barbecued Raspberry-Hoisin Chicken

Hoisin sauce along with pureed tart raspberries makes a wonderful Chinese-inspired marinade and dipping sauce for grilled chicken. Plan ahead: The chicken thighs benefit from marinating for at least 2 hours before grilling.

» Barbecued Raspberry-Hoisin Chicken

Indonesian Tofu Satés

Here we skewer and broil cubes of extra-firm tofu and serve them with peanut sauce for a vegetarian version of the popular Indonesian street food. The accompanying peanut sauce is filled with exquisite sweet, hot and salty flavors but omits the often-used coconut milk, which is high in saturated fat. This flexible recipe works with tofu or chicken. If serving a group with some vegetarians and some meat eaters, prepare half chicken and half tofu and marinate them separately.

» Indonesian Tofu Satés

Steak & Potato Kebabs with Creamy Cilantro Sauce

Steak kebabs get a Southwestern spin with poblano peppers and a creamy sauce spiked with cilantro, chile powder, cumin and vinegar. The potatoes are partially cooked in the microwave before putting them on the grill so they're done at the same time as faster-cooking steak, peppers and onions. Serve with: Green salad and Spanish rice.

» Steak & Potato Kebabs with Creamy Cilantro Sauce


Try some different grilling recipes with a new kabob recipe or these delicious, healthy skewer recipes.

Kabobs (or kebabs) and skewers are great when you’re grilling for a crowd because you can easily make a meal that includes both vegetarians and meat eaters. Just skewer the vegetables, tofu, chicken and meat separately and let everyone choose what they want. (Then the ingredients will cook at the same rate too!) Try shish kebab for a Middle Eastern twist or spice things up with an adobo-spiced chicken kabob recipe.

COMMENTS POSTEDsort icon

My wife gifted me this Kabobeque bbq grill and i tried this recipe on it. Came out great.

Amazing recipe. A must try one. The kebobs came out totally flavorful and mouth dissolving . My wife declared to my friends that she married me coz i grill the best :). Thanks to you for the recipe ( wink wink)

I made this on stainless steel skewers which came with the kabobeque grill (www.kabobeque.com). Keep up the good recipes :)

Anonymous

08/17/2013 - 5:36am

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