Skewers are our favorite all-in-one summer dinner. They’re easy to prepare in advance, with so many fun combinations and ways to mix up your proteins and veggies. From a butter-basted shrimp skewer to Greek-inspired meatballs, here are 5 skewers to grill up before summer is over.
This quick-and-easy grill recipe delivers the flavors of a classic shrimp boil in a convenient summer-ready skewer. When grilling shrimp, make sure your grates are super clean. This will give you the best grill marks and ensure that the shrimp don’t stick to the grate. We like to serve these skewers with charred lemons for squeezing and grilled bread for sopping up all of the delicious garlicky Old Bay butter.
Mix up your fajita routine with this recipe from Good Housekeeping. By threading everything on skewers, it’s easy to grill more than one protein at the same time. Serve with charred tortillas, lime wedges and guacamole, of course!
This recipe from Food & Wine involves marinating cubed chicken pieces in a Caesar-inspired marinade. Grill up the skewers and serve in lettuce cups. It’s a fun and unusual spin on a classic!
These zesty salmon kebabs from Southern Living are a great way to mix up your weeknight dinner routine. Be sure to cut the salmon into similarly-sized pieces for even cooking.
Did you know that you can grill meatballs?! This winning recipe from Eating Well skewers a Greek-inspired meatball and serves them with toasty pita bread and a homemade tzatziki sauce. The meatballs are cooked on a hot, clean grate, giving them a char on the outside, while the inside stays moist and tender.