Healthy Kabob Recipes for Your Next Cookout

Lemon-Sage Pork Chops on a Stick
Heat up the grill! These meat, veggie, and fruit kabobs will make any backyard barbecue stand out. And remember to whip up the delectable marinades, seasonings, and sauces included in these kabob recipes.

Grilled Pork Skewers with Blueberry Barbecue Sauce

Pork skewers are doubly flavorful thanks to a garlic-chili rub at the start, and extra-rich blueberry-jalapeno sauce brushed on halfway through grilling (to avoid burning).

Grilled Fruit Kabobs

Grilled pineapple, nectarines, and bananas are complemented by a zesty lime-cinnamon yogurt dipping sauce.

Grilled Bread and Veggie Kabobs

Crusty bread, zucchini ribbons, mushrooms, and cherry tomatoes tossed in a garlicky herb-lemon oil make for a killer kabob. Serve with hummus or vinaigrette on the side.

Salmon Kabobs with Cucumber-Feta Salsa

Wait, you haven’t been serving your salmon with lemon? Get on board! Marinate salmon in white balsamic vinaigrette, then grill with lemon slices and serve with cucumber salad for a full meal filled with healthy fats.

Get a woody smoked taste in grilled salmon simply by cooking it on a cedar plank. Serve it up with rustic flair!

How to Grill Salmon on a Cedar Plank

Grilling salmon for kabobs? Try grilling on a cedar plank to get that sought-after woody smoked taste.

Top Sirloin Kabobs and Avocado Sauce

This seasoned sirloin kabob recipe is great on its own -- but it’s next-level with a creamy cucumber-avocado sauce. Serve with grilled peppers and onions.

Five-Spice Beef Kabobs

Keep the Asian five-spice blend on hand -- you can use it in stir-fry, fried rice, and so much more. Serve these easy kabobs with yogurt sauce, lime, and fresh mint.

Spicy Shrimp and Sugar Snap Pea Kabobs

A healthy kabob recipe is nothing without a generous drizzle of sauce. These spicy shrimp and sugar snap pea skewers are brushed with a sriracha-mayo-ginger mixture before grilling.

Greek Chicken Kabobs

These lemony chicken and tomato kabobs are delicious on their own but form a complete meal when sandwiched in pita bread.

Dark Chocolate Fondue with Fruit Kabobs

Dessert kabobs? Why not! Skewer strawberry halves, pineapple, apple, kiwi chunks, and raspberries, and then serve with a dark chocolate fondue sauce.

Shrimp and Chorizo Kabobs

Tuck slices of smoked chorizo sausage or spicy smoked sausage into chile-pepper-marinated jumbo shrimp, then skewer and grill.

Dill Steak & Potato Kabobs

Upgrade your go-to steak-and-potato Sunday dinner. A dill-pepper seasoning kicks everything up a notch.

Fontina-Stuffed Meatball Kabobs

This Italian-style beef, pork, and cheese kabob recipe is so versatile it can either be served as an appetizer or main dish.


Marinated boneless beef sirloin steak gets a boost from an orange chili sauce your grill-out guests won’t be able to stop raving about.

Pineapple and Scallop Skewers

Grill skewers of fresh pineapple, rich avocado, and tender scallops for a quick and easy meal that takes your taste buds to the tropics.

Shrimp Boil on a Stick

That East Coast-style shrimp boil will taste even better grilled on a skewer, we promise! Serve with thyme-lemon butter for a dreamy dinner.

Spicy Melon Skewers

These zingy marinated fruit kabobs make a light and fresh appetizer for a summer party or a fun side dish at a cookout.

Chile Lime Grilled Tiger Shrimp with Avocado Cocktail Sauce

This avocado cocktail sauce (made with canned tomatoes, cilantro, lime, and horseradish) would also be delicious on grilled chicken or salmon.

Grilled BLT Skewers

Here at BHG, we can’t get enough of the BLT. In fact, we love it so much we added it to our kabob repertoire.


Smoky Slider Skewers

Skewer your sliders and serve with toasted corn tortillas for a south-of-the-border dinner.

Caramelized Salmon Skewers

Have you ever wondered why we soak wooden skewers in water before grilling them? It’s so they don’t catch fire on the grill!

Grilled Shrimp & Pineapple Skewers

Shrimp and pineapple are a summer dinner dream. Serve with cilantro rice and a soy sauce-marmalade mixture on the side.

Mini Souvlaki Skewers with Fennel-Yogurt Dip

Pork loin chops are practically MADE to be kabobs. Skewer grilled chops with grape tomatoes and cucumber, then drizzle with creamy fennel-yogurt dip.

Shrimp-Olive Skewers with Orange-Fennel Salad

Our new obsession? Mixing shrimp with...olives. Yes, you read that right. Serve with your choice of the following dipping sauces (or offer guests all three!): orange compote, red pepper dip, or Mexican cocktail sauce. Bonus points: You can use fresh OR frozen shrimp.

Lemon-Sage Pork Chops on a Stick

Wondering what else to do with that bunch of sage you bought for this recipe? Make sage butter and serve it over gnocchi, atop home-baked sage biscuits, or in a blackberry sage cobbler.

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