Stick to It! 9 Fun and Festive Seafood Kabob Recipes | Dish on Fish

Stick to It! 9 Fun and Festive Seafood Kabob Recipes

Happy #SeafoodSunday, Seafoodies!

As we fire up the grill this Sunday, we’re paying tribute to the beloved kabob (or kebab). No matter how you spell it, seafood on a stick is a reminder that food can be fun! Kabobs are Sunday seafood at its best—simple to cook, a treat to eat and a breeze to clean up. If this sounds awesome to you, stick around. We’ve gathered some mouthwatering summer kabob recipes to help you kick up your grilling game this summer!

When it comes to difficulty level, seafood skewers are essentially foolproof: We’re talking Grilling 101! The basic formula is to prep some seafood, thread the skewers and give them a quick char on the grill. If you’re short on time, look for skewer recipes that don’t call for marinating—instead, you can baste kabobs on the grill, or add a squeeze of lemon or compound butter right before serving.

When it comes to your health, seafood kabobs have more nutrition than you can shake a stick at! Packed with protein and low in saturated fat, they will skewer your hunger and be kind to your waistline. They’re a snap to prepare, which makes it easy to fit in the two to three servings of seafood per week recommended by the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. And like all seafood dishes, kabobs offer an ocean full of essential nutrients like omega-3 fatty acids—which our bodies don’t produce on their own—as well as vitamin D and potassium.

We also love kabobs because of their universal appeal. They’re a clever way to introduce seafood to Little Seafoodies, and they’ve been known to convert non-seafood eaters to budding pescatarians. So, they’re a sure bet for your next barbecue—just make plenty to go around because they’ll disappear quickly!

But don’t wait for a special occasion. With tempting combos like honey-garlic shrimp, orange-infused scallops and chipotle-seasoned lobster tails, you’ll want to dive right into these recipes tonight! Enjoy!

Mediterranean Tuna Skewers 

This sensational skewer recipe is reminiscent of shish kabob, with tuna steak in place of the beef. They sear beautifully on the grill!

Light Shrimp Scampi Skewers 

This skinnied-down scampi does not skimp on taste! Sumptuous shrimp get even better with some lemon and just a touch of garlic butter.

Honey-Garlic Shrimp Skewers 

Shrimp soaks up flavors quickly and cooks even faster! The honey-soy marinade caramelizes on the grill for a perfect char.

Grilled Scallop and Orange Kebabs with Honey-Orange Glaze 

Got a few pantry ingredients? Dinner is served! All these scallops need are oranges, honey, ginger and a quick trip to the grill.

Grilled Lobster Tail Skewers 

Indirect heat and smart skewering are the secrets to flawless grilled lobster tails. These terrific tails are slathered with chipotle seasoning and basted with herb butter for extra richness and bite.

Rainbow Salmon Skewers 

Eat the rainbow! Salmon, bell peppers and red onion skewer up a dazzling array of color. These omega-3s-rich kabobs are keto-, Whole30- and paleo-compliant.

Grilled Seafood Skewers with Tomato Basil Butter 

Surf & surf … & surf! These shrimp-scallop-salmon kabobs are so tasty, you’ll never miss the turf!

Grilled Teriyaki Shrimp and Pineapple Skewers     

Tailor-made for long summer evenings, these shrimp skewers are basted with an easy homemade garlic-soy sauce that is out of this world! Prep the teriyaki ahead of time for a super-quick meal.

Seafood Skewers with Herbed Oil and Citrus Dipping Cream 

Who says skewers can’t skew gourmet? Loaded with shrimp, scallops, salmon and sesame-crusted ahi, these kabobs are a Seafoodie’s paradise!

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