PART OF Summer Grilling

32 Summer Shish Kabob & Skewer Recipes

Grilling season is here, and there's no better way to break in the grill than with some killer kabobs. From classic winners to more unexpected combos, grab some sticks and make these skewers the smash hit of your cookout.

Mojo Beef Kabobs

"I definitely savored every little bit of these kabobs."

- anahills

Spicy Grilled Shrimp Skewers

"The best shrimp ever! I loved the kick from the spices. They were delicious with rice and a squeeze of lemon. I can't get enough of them!"

-Jonathan Melendez

Chipotle Chicken Skewers With Creamy Cilantro Dipping Sauce

"This is absolutely fabulous! It has a sweet, spicy, smoky thing going that is so yummy! And the dipping sauce adds a cool twist. I broiled mine, but cooking them on the grill would beat having to clean the broiler pan. I will be making these again soon!"

-Julie F

Bulgogi Skewers

"Served with raw garlic slivers, steamed rice and kimchi (or sliced pear for the less adventurous) with lettuce as an 'interactive' dinner: DIY lettuce wraps! Delicious!"

-Captain Apollo

Chicken Malai Kabob

"These have yummy and interesting flavors. I served them with rice and a simple salad."

-Chef floWer

Kofte Kabobs with Cucumber Mint Sauce

"My Turkish husband has a hard time finding food that reminds him of home. We both loved this!"

- monet2384

Grilled Shrimp Kabobs

"I made this tonight and served it over a big salad. My family loved it."


Sweet Chicken Skewers With a Peanut Dip

"I made this for our football game day and it was a hit. The chicken looked so good on the platter all lined up around the dipping sauce. My guests were all talking about them."


Soy-Glazed Salmon Kabobs

"These tasted excellent and were easy to make. The cherry tomatoes were a really nice addition."

- GreenFish

Grilled Skewered Red Potatoes

"These are wonderful! I am not a big fan of rosemary but the herb was just the right touch."

- Lvs2Cook

Hawaiian Chicken Kabobs

"My whole family loved this. I marinated the chicken for two hours, and instead of grilling, I cooked the kabobs under the broiler for 20 minutes, rotating the skewers occasionally."

-Mary Christmas

Shish Kabob Marinade

"This marinade is awesome! Everyone that has tried it has asked for the recipe. I love that it's a thicker sauce so I don't have to keep brushing it on. It goes with everything!"


Sirloin Steak Kabobs

"Absolutely a 5-star marinade. It was easy to make and very good. I highly recommend it!"

-Amber Ward

Moroccan Lamb Kabobs

"These had interesting flavor and a complementary sauce. They feed a crowd, so we'll invite someone over the next time we make these."


Sweet & Sour Kielbasa Kabobs

"This glaze was quick, easy and tasted great."

- Crafty Lady 13

Marinade for Chicken Kabobs

"This is my new favorite way to fix chicken! I don't often find a marinade that I actually like, but this one ROCKS!"

-Thomas S.

Bacon-Wrapped Onion Kabobs

"The balsamic vinegar drizzle complimented the bacon and onion very well. These are great bites!"


Chicken Kabobs with Pineapple Sauce

"These were excellent! I made them for a barbecue and they were eaten up as fast as I could grill them."

- happyvalleygirl

Bacon-Wrapped Mushroom Kabobs

"These were so good, they were gobbled up in no time."


Lemon, Garlic & Basil Shrimp Skewers

"Everyone in my family loved the marinade for this shrimp. I will make it again, and again!"

- sellersfam4

Teriyaki Kabobs

"This was very flavorful and easy to make. I made the marinade before I left for work so the sirloin could sit in it all day."

- <3 to cook

Grilled Veggie Shish Kabobs

"Everyone always wants a copy of this recipe when I make it. It uses my favorite marinade ever!"

- karfenn

Polynesian Tofu Skewers with Pineapple

"These were a hit at dinner tonight. My husband and I both loved them."

- Dreamer in Ontario

Tuna Kabobs with Pineapple Glaze

"These really are magic! Everything blended together beautifully and the heat of the chili was well offset by the veggies and the pineapple."

- Peter J

Pesto Salad Kabobs

"This is a great summery appetizer! The skewers go great with a glass of white wine and warm bread."


Steak & Vegetable Kabobs

"This made a great Father's Day dinner."

-Lavender Lynn

Cajun Kabobs

"These were bursting with flavor, fast and easy to prepare."

- Princess Pea

Fruit Kabobs with Margarita Dip

"The presentation is just amazing and the margarita dip is to die for!"

- AnnieLynne

Grilled Cheese & Bread Skewers

"These were fabulous. Who doesn't like melted cheese and garlic?"

-Ms B.

Grilled Fresh Summer Corn Kabobs

"These were delicious. I loved the chili and cumin flavor."

- evelyn/athens

Grilled Chicken Kabobs

"I loved the kabobs. They were so easy to make and so full of flavor."


Middle Eastern Skewers

"These were very moist, tender and had a great flavor."