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14 Quick and Easy Kabob Recipes

Skewer meat, fruit, vegetables, fish and other foods for easy meals-on-a-stick—perfect for summertime meals.

Grilled Sirloin Kabobs with Zesty Top City Sauce

Joann Gough-Stallbaumer of Topeka uses Kansas top sirloin steak and a horseradish-mayo dipping sauce in her prizewinning recipe.

Grilled Sirloin Kabobs with Zesty Top City Sauce

Ginger Tuna Kabobs

Make a quick marinade for tuna with soy sauce, fresh ginger and snipped green onions. Cook with pineapple, red or green sweet peppers, and green onion pieces for a colorful presentation. 

Ginger Tuna Kabobs

Five-Spice Beef Kabobs

These kabobs use lean flank steak or boneless sirloin, and the sauce is made with healthy yogurt.

Five-Spice Beef Kabobs

Honey-Lime Lamb and Melon Skewers

Combine cubes of lamb, cantaloupe and honeydew for this Mediterranean-inspired kabob recipe. Serve with yogurt seasoned with lime peel and tarragon. 

Honey-Lime Lamb and Melon Skewers

Grilled Sirloin Kabobs with Zesty Top City Sauce

Joann Gough-Stallbaumer of Topeka uses Kansas top sirloin steak and a horseradish-mayo dipping sauce in her prizewinning recipe.

Grilled Sirloin Kabobs with Zesty Top City Sauce

Sausage-Fruit Kabobs

Brush sliced zucchini, apple and sausage with an easy-to-make honey-mustard glaze before cooking. Serve with a skewer of toasted bread pieces.

Sausage-Fruit Kabobs

Mustard-Glazed Pork Skewers

Coat pork loin strips with a simple apple juice-Dijon mustard glaze, then serve skewers with tangy homemade fruit chutney.

Mustard-Glazed Pork Skewers

Pesto Rosemary Skewered Baby Potatoes and Carrots

Veggie kabobs are a fun way to serve summer vegetables. Rosemary makes a fancy skewer for baby potatoes and carrots, but you can use metal or wooden skewers, if you prefer.

In our picture, veggie kabobs are on the left and center of platter. To the right of the veggies is a skewer of Grilled Pork Tenderloin Spiedini, an oregano-and fennel-marinated main dish. (Spiedini is Italian for skewers.)

Pesto Rosemary Skewered Baby Potatoes and Carrots

Grilled Pork Tenderloin Spiedini

Smokin' Hot Potato Kabobs with Rosemary-Chipotle Butter

Seasoned butter perks up the flavor in these grilled side-dish kabobs. For a main course, serve them with grilled meat, chicken or fish.

Smokin' Hot Potato Kabobs with Rosemary-Chipotle Butter

Grilled Ham and Corn Kabobs

Fresh apricots make a surprise appearance in this skewered main dish -- perfect for a barbecue. Brush a mixture of apricot nectar, honey, lemon juice and mustard on the grilling kabobs.

Grilled Ham and Corn Kabobs

Colorful Kabobs

Marinate cubed chicken or beef overnight in a mixture of barbecue sauce, vinegar, steak sauce and spices. Grill alongside onions, mushrooms, zucchini or sweet peppers.

Colorful Kabobs

Margarita Kabobs

This shrimp and/or chicken kabob is brushed with a sauce based on the classic cocktail. The alcohol helps the flavors blend subtly.

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Chicken Shish Kabobs

A simple marinade gives this grilled entree a pleasant lemon-pepper flavor. The recipe was inspired by the kabobs served at Al-Ameer Restaurant in Dearborn, Michigan. Try serving with tabbouleh, a traditional Middle Eastern grain side dish.

Chicken Shish Kabobs

Veggie Bread Salad

Quarter red, yellow or green sweet peppers; remove stems, seeds and membranes. Thread small tomatoes on skewers. Slice Italian bread. Brush all with olive oil. Place on grill rack over medium coals. Grill peppers 8 to 10 minutes or until tender and browned; grill tomato skewers and bread slices 2 minutes or until tomatoes are softened and bread is toasted, turning all once during grilling. Cut peppers into bite-size pieces and bread into cubes. Toss veggies and bread with torn romaine, some Parmesan cheese and Italian dressing.

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