Tasty Recipes for Kebabs, a Perfect Summer Dinner Idea

During the hot days of Summer it’s time to bust out the grill and enjoy some tasty summer kebabs and other favorite grilled meals. Many of these summer kebabs are perfectly suited for summer dinner ideas. They can also be cooked in the oven, if you choose, and they are perfect for any weeknight dinner, lunch, or when you are entertaining. 

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Kebabs are such an easy dinner to put together. The prep for putting kebabs together doesn’t take long, they are easy to cook, and you can customize a kebab to include anything you want. Plus, the meat is usually marinated in some kind of marinade making it easy to switch up the flavor profiles from time to time.

No matter what protein you opt for you can find wonderful kebab dinner ideas in this list.

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15 Tasty Recipes for Kebabs for Summer Dinners

Whether you are relaxing on the weekend or doing a simple, prep ahead to make them for a weeknight dinner, these kabobs are tasty and delicious!

Grilled Lamb Kebabs, from Recipes from a Pantry, have all the quintessential Mediterranean flavors you think of when you think of lamb.

You’ll find these Spicy BBQ Chicken Skewers by Will Cook for Smiles, are marinated in a tasty BBQ sauce, grilled, and then covered in even more BBQ sauce. They make for a little messy but oh so good dinner.

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Pork and Vegetable Kabobs by Babaganosh include smoked bacon loins, fresh peppers, baby bella mushrooms, and other veggies to create an appetizing summer dish.

Pineapple Grilled Chicken Kabobs by Will Cook for Smiles have a sweet and salty combination to perk your spice buds right up. With just a few ingredients, you will be impressing everyone at the dinner table.

Everything about the flavors of this Grilled Herb Lemon Salmon Kebabs from 4 Sons ‘R’ Us screams summer! Serve it with a white rice, such as basmati rice, and some cold snap peas for a full meal.

Herbs/Spices/Oils to Keep On-Hand for Easy Kebab Prep
Extra Virgin Olive oil
Chili powder
Cayenne pepper
Smoked paprika
Garlic powder
Onion powder
Dry minced onion
Ground turmeric
Garam Masala
Cumin powder
1 pkg. Italian dressing
Honey
BBQ Sauce

These Grilled Shrimp and Vegetable Skewers by Babaganosh, combine the delicious flavors of vegetables, shrimp, and a succulent chimichurri sauce that brings a bit of South American flavors that can also doubles as a marinade.

If you are looking for a way to change up your hamburger or ground beef routine, these Ground Beef Kabobs by Delicious on a Dime, are the perfectly new way to enjoy a kitchen staple.

Discover Chicken Tikka Kebabs by Piping Pot Curry. These kebabs include marinated chicken, spices, and veggies to create a delicious and popular Indian flavored appetizer.

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The chicken and veggies on these Maple Cider Grilled Chicken Kabobs by Food Meanderings, are marinated in a maple and cider mixture to give them a unique flavor, and while they are tasty for summer you might find yourself longing for cooler fall days as you are reminded of crisp apples.

Grilled Tuna and Summer Squash Kabobs by Twists and Zests, has a tangy, earthy, marinade with coriander seed and fresh limes to create a unique and flavorful summer kabob.

With a homemade teriyaki sauce, these  Grilled Teriyaki Salmon Skewers by Eating Richly, are full of flavor and cooked on the grill for an easy weeknight dinner.

Easy to assemble and quick to cook, you’ll discover Grilled Zucchini Tomato Kebabs by the Fitchen, are filled with zucchini and tomatoes then drizzled with a pesto mix for even more flavor.

These quick, and easy, and a little spicy 10 Minute Spicy Grilled Shrimp Skewers by Served from Scratch, only take 10 minutes from start to finish. So, you will be enjoying a delicious dinner in no time.

The perfect side dish for any get together or summer dinner, these Easy Grilled Vegetables by My Pure Plants are delicious and healthy.

These Sriracha Chicken Kabobs by This Mama Cooks, are marinated in a sweet and spicy marinade that has a little tang and will have you wanting more. If you are a fan on sriracha that is!


Did you notice the various spellings in the recipe titles for kebab? I did! I decided to look it up to see which spelling is the correct one. Since kebabs started out as an Indian dish the correct spelling is kebab. However, in America they can be spelled as kabob. And, both are viewed as the correct spelling.

Isn’t that interesting! I love how language evolves… most of the time.

What do you think? Will you pull out your grill and give these a try? Or, will you prep them and place them on a sheet pan and pop into the oven? Either way these kebabs are a great, pleasing, family dinner idea.

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Tasty Recipes for Kebabs, a Perfect Summer Dinner Idea

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