Fire Up the Grill for Kabobs
Easy to make and always delicious, kabobs are the perfect way to serve up a complete dinner from the grill.
Mixing vegetables and meat on the same skewer is a no-go; you'll end up overcooking something. Instead, grill vegetable-only skewers to go with the meat-only kabobs. Choose thighs, a great cut of chicken for marinating because when they are deboned, the butcher leaves lots of nooks and crannies that trap the marinade. Finally, use a wide, flat skewer to keep the food from twirling around, making cooking and eating easier.
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Recipe: Perfect Chicken Kabobs
Gochujang is a Korean condiment with tons of bright, peppery flavor. It's made with chile peppers but is sweet enough for kids. Try it on grilled meat or stirred into mayonnaise for a sandwich. If you'd like, swap pieces of pork tenderloin or sirloin steak for the chicken.
Recipe: Korean Buttermilk Chicken Kabobs
Swap new veggies to transform the meal. Go Mediterranean with cauliflower florets and eggplant.
Steak, veggies, and fruit make up these colorful kabobs. We also loved these kabobs with pork tenderloin and plums in place of steak and peaches.
The sweet and tangy shrimp and seasoned vegetables are a complete meal on a stick. Caribbean jerk seasoning gives these kabobs a special, spicy flair.
Mangoes and raisins are the perfect accompaniment to citrus-marinated pork tenderloin. Serve atop a bed of spring greens with a Citrus-Chimichurri Vinaigrette.
These chicken kabobs are marinated with rosemary, Dijon mustard, and red wine vinegar, and are paired with bell peppers, cherry tomatoes, and mushrooms for an easy weeknight meal. Easy side: Toss 1 (5-oz.) head Bibb lettuce with 1/2 cup drained mandarin oranges. Serve with bottled ginger dressing.
- Recipe: Rosemary Chicken Kabobs
This kabobs recipe is a great base for any kabob. Slide some chicken, steak, or pork onto the skewers, or serve as a great grilled side.
- Recipe: Easy Vegetable Kabobs
Impress your guests with this delicious, but easy, recipe for lamb kabobs. Marinated with apricot jam and a teriyaki sauce, these kabobs are full of flavor.
- Recipe: Apricot Grilled Lamb Kabobs
These kabobs can be made in a flash. For an easy side, bake some zucchini sticks with olive oil and salt.
- Recipe: Spicy Thai Chicken Kabobs
Serve up an assortment of grilled fish lightly seasoned with spices and lemon juice. This is a great weeknight meal for the busy cook.
- Recipe: Fish Kabobs
Deliver a colorful treat from the grill with marinated veggie kabobs. Serve veggies with grilled chicken and wild rice, or toss into pasta with basil and Parmesan cheese.
- Recipe: Summer Vegetable Kabobs
You can't go wrong with this kabob recipe. Marinated chicken, tomatoes, mushrooms, and bell peppers make up these tried-and-true kabobs.
- Recipe: Chicken-Vegetable Kabobs
Spice-crusted salmon teams up with the smoky crunch of grilled cucumbers. If you think cucumbers are best saved for gazpacho and tea sandwiches, you're in for a delicious surprise.
Recipe: Grilled Salmon Kabobs
Low in starch with a creamy texture and paper-thin skin, fingerlings hold their shape when grilled. Parboiling jumpstarts the cooking process.
Addictively briny, halloumi cheese is a favorite for grilling, especially when paired with the sweetness of watermelon.
Tie fresh rosemary sprigs to the handle of a wooden spoon with garden sisal or kitchen string, and use as an aromatic basting brush for the bacon.
- Recipe: Grilled Balsamic-Molasses Bacon