Summertime Skewers

June 12, 2016

Summertime Skewers

Grilling season has begun and we couldn’t be more excited about it! So we threw together some recipes that sound like the perfect way to celebrate the beginning of the summer season. If you’re more into grilling up the classics like steaks and burgers, we totally understand, but maybe sometime this summer switch it up and enjoy a new recipe!

Rainbow Salmon Skewers

12 oz salmon fillet
½ of a red, green, yellow and orange bell pepper
¼ of a large red onion
Olive oil
Salt & pepper
1 lemon


1. Cut the salmon into 1 ½ inch chunks – you need approximately 12 pieces

2. Cut the peppers into 1 ½ inch square pieces

3. Cut the red onion into similar sized pieces and separate the layers

4. Thread your skewers w onions and peppers and then salmon. Leave room at the base so you can handle them easier.

5. Brush the skewers on both sides with olive oil and sprinkle w salt and pepper.

6. Cook on a hot grill, turning once, until the fish is cooked all the way through.

7. Serve with a squeeze of lemon. Enjoy!

Greek Lemon Chicken Skewers

Chicken Skewers
1 ½ pounds chicken breast, cut into 1-inch cubes
3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
1-tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
2 cloves of garlic, minced
2 teaspoons dried oregano
½ teaspoon dried parsley
½ teaspoon coriander
¾ teaspoon kosher salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper

Tzatziki Sauce
1 cup peeled and diced English cucumber, about ½ of a cucumber
1-½ cups of plain non-fat Greek yogurt
Juice of half a lemon
1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill
1 teaspoon grated garlic
½ teaspoon kosher salt
black pepper to taste


Chicken Skewers

1. Whisk together the ingredients in a large bowl. Then add in the cubed chicken and toss to coat.

2. Cover and refrigerate the chicken for 45 minutes to 3 hours.

3. Heat the grill to medium high heat.

4. Thread the chicken onto metal or wood skewers. If using wood, soak the skewers for 30 minutes.

5. Oil the grates of the grill and place the skewers on them

6. Grill the chicken for 3-4 minutes then flip over and grill for another 3-4 minutes.

Tzatziki Sauce

1. Peel & dice the cucumber

2. In a medium bowl combine the remaining ingredients and whisk together

3. Fold in the cucumber and refrigerate until ready to serve.

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