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Healthy Grilled Kabob & Skewer Recipes

Kabobs are easy to throw together for a summertime grilled meal. The options are endless for what you can add to the skewers -- just mix and match your favorite vegetables and fruits with a healthy protein, such as chicken or shrimp. Enjoy 25 of our favorite boldly flavored kabobs.

  • Tandoori Turkey Kabobs with Couscous

    Give grilled lean turkey exotic flair. Jalapeno, garam masala, and mint add traditional Indian flavors to these marinated kabobs, and whole wheat couscous will fill you up without feeling stuffed.

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  • Peaches and Pound Cake Kabobs

    Assemble and grill this fruity diabetic snack in just 15 minutes using fresh or frozen peach wedges and cubes of pound cake. Choose Splenda Granular or Sweet'N Low for a sugar substitute to cut calories.

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  • Barbecued Hot Dog Kabobs

    Featuring fresh pineapple, green onion, and 97 percent fat-free beef franks brushed with sweet-and-tangy barbecue sauce, this fun twist on hot dogs has just 1 gram of fat per serving,

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  • Toasted PB&J Kabobs

    For a fresh spin on a childhood staple, try a peanut butter and jelly sandwich on a skewer. This recipe uses spreadable fruit and whole wheat bread for a treat that's low-carb and low-calorie.

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  • Corn on the Cob Kabobs

    Rolled in a mixture of honey, mustard, thyme, and vinegar and wrapped in thin zucchini strips, these corncobs are the perfect combination of sweet and savory. Bonus: They are low in sodium, contain just 1 gram of total fat, and can be ready in about 20 minutes.

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  • Ginger Chicken Kabobs

    Fresh pineapple, sweet peppers, and a hint of ginger boost these low-carb chicken kabobs to the next level. If you don't want to fire up the grill, follow the easy broiler directions.

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  • Spicy Fish Kabobs

    Add some zip to healthy halibut with a medley of spicesand a splash of orange juice. Cumin adds smoky flavors, while coriander and cayenne pepper give these protein-packed kabobs some kick.

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  • Salsa Chicken on a Stick

    Make these kabobs even easier by preparing them with your favorite purchased salsa. This six-ingredient recipe makes eight servings and boasts just 2 grams of carb per skewer.

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  • Shrimp Kabobs with Lemon Marinade

    Enjoy plump, lemon-infused grilled shrimp with cherry tomatoes and green onions for only 4 grams of carb. This easy kabob recipe also packs 35 grams of protein per serving.

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  • Jerk Beef and Plantain Kabobs

    Savor the taste of the Caribbean with grilled sweet plantains and juicy steak marinated in Jamaican jerkseasoning. Make sure to use plantains that are fully ripe -- the skin will be wrinkly, dark brown in color, and slightly mushy.

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  • Pineapple Turkey Kabobs

    Lean turkey cubes are marinated in a bold concoction ofpineapple juice, rum, brown sugar, and refreshing lemongrass. Red onion balances sweet nectarine and pineapple chunks for sweet-and-savory kabobs that are served with a side of rice and snap peas.

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  • Chocolate Fondue with Fruit Kabobs

    Thread pineapple, raspberries, and strawberries on a wooden skewer for a fun appetizer or dessert. The secret is in the dipping sauce: It's made with dark chocolate and strong coffee simmered to perfection in the slow cooker.

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  • Spicy Chicken Kabobs with Vegetable Rice

    This kabob recipe boasts summer vegetables such as zucchini, red onion, cherry tomatoes, and sweetpeppers. Pack a little heat with the help of crushed red pepper and Cajun seasoning for a filling chicken-and-rice recipe that has only 300 calories per serving.

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  • Grilled Gingered Melon Kabobs

    For a perfect side dish or fat-free dessert, grill cantaloupe and honeydew to bring out their natural caramelized sweetness. Add a hint of honey and ginger to wake up your taste buds for 97 calories per serving.

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  • Tandoori-Style Turkey Kabobs

    These zesty turkey kabobs come with a creamy carrot-radish slaw that cools down the heat from the Indian-style spices.

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  • Fiery Southwestern Seafood Skewers

    Tender, juicy scallops and shrimp are perfect for low-carb grilled skewers. This easy recipe makes just two servings -- perfect for a dinner for one or two.

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  • Shrimp and Zucchini with Basil-Chive Cream Sauce

    The secret to these low-carb shrimp skewers is a sourcream-base sauce for dipping. Enjoy this decadent recipe that's a cinch to whip together for just 283 calories per serving.

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  • Skewered Zucchini and Yellow Squash

    Grilled zucchini and yellow summer squash makes an easy and delicious side dish for just about any main course. Plus, at just 35 calories and 4 grams of carb per 3/4-cup serving, you can go back for seconds!

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  • Chicken Skewers with Peach Salsa

    Whip up fruit salsa in a snap using peaches, sweet peppers, onions, spicy jalapenos, refreshing cilantro, and lime juice. Pair the fruit salsa with juicy, lean chicken in this perfect dinner course for two that has 171 calories and 9 grams of carb per serving.

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  • Spicy Peanut-Sauced Skewers

    These restaurant favorites make tasty appetizers that boast only 2 grams of carb per serving. Served with a zesty peanut sauce, you'll love how easy they are to make: just slice, thread, and grill.

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  • Jerk-Seasoned Beef Skewers

    These skewers are perfect for summertime grilling. Jamaican jerk seasoning adds a touch of Caribbean flair to beef kabobs that feature grilled orange and onion wedges and sweet pepper chunks.

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  • Grilled Plum and Strawberry Skewers with Sweet Mint Pesto

    Grilling fruits caramelizes their natural sugars, making these low-carb treats perfect for dessert. Serve this impressive grilled-fruit recipe at your next gathering, and your guests will swoon about the sweet mint pestodipping sauce.

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  • Apricot Chicken Kabobs

    The secret to these low-fat chicken kabobs is to marinate with a sweet apricot spread and Jamaican jerkseasoning. Plus, fresh vegetables such as sugar snap peas and red sweet peppers help you feel satisfied for under 200 calories per serving.

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  • Beef Satay with Peanut Sauce

    Sweet teriyaki and peanuts blend with hot peppersauce for a dish that will wake up your taste buds. Make sure to trim the fat from the beef to cut extra calories.

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  • Sesame Beef Kabobs

    These low-carb beef and vegetable kabobs will be a grill-out favorite at just 2 grams of carb per serving. Marinate beef with soy sauce, sesame oil, and crushed red pepper for spicy Asian flavor.

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