Kebabs (or kabobs) are the perfect party food. Easy to make, serve, eat, and clean up is simple too! For even better serving, we suggest using WoodU's disposable and compostable wooden skewers. Now you can really enjoy your outdoor dining by being close to nature and doing your part to help save it.
Forget about plain meat kebabs and get creative with these healthy kebab ideas:
1. Hawaiian Pork Kebabs
You can argue whether pineapple belong on a pizza, but you can’t deny it works wonders with on these mini Hawaiian Pork Kebabs. The smokiness of the ham with the sweetness of the pineapple is the perfect taste combination for a sizzling summer party. Why not use the mini-paddle skewers for an easy grab-n-go food?
2. Simple Salmon
Salmon is a lighter meat option for patio lunches on a warm spring day. Smoked salmon kebabs with zesty lemon and the crunch of grilled asparagus is a kebab packed with flavors and texture that your guests will surely love.
3. Sausage and Veg
Choose your favorite sausage and seasonal vegetables, slice them up into bite-sized chunks, mix in some olive oil, herbs and spices— you’ll have one tasty food stick!
4. Chicken Curry
Spice up your plain chicken kebabs by marinating your meat pieces in a homemade curry sauce the night before. Not only does this allow all those flavors to infuse, but also helps keep the meat juicy and tender when cooked.
5. Steak Fajita
What would a BBQ be without some steak? These steak fajitas skewers are the easiesr and less messy way to enjoy some top quality sirloin steak straight from the grill. Drizzle them in a Cilantro Chimichurri for a burst of Mexican flavor and heat.
6. Tofu and Vegetable Skewers
Kebabs don’t have to be all about the meat! These tofu and vegetable skewers are not only vegan and vegetarian-friendly but they are also super healthy and mouth-wateringly tasty. The meaty texture of the tofu paired with the colorful fresh veg will please everyone, even your non-vegan guests!
7. Chili Lime Shrimps
Simple, yet sensational! These chili lime shrimps will have your guests coming back for more! Marinade your shrimps for about an hour to let them soak up all the yummy goodness before popping them on a skewer with some red onion and bell pepper and then onto the grill. Delicious!
8. Lamb Kofta Kebabs
These easy to make lamb kofta kebabs are a taste explosion thanks to the mix of Middle-Eastern spices. Here’s a pro-grilling tip: for perfectly cooked kofta kebabs, use flat wooden food sticks to help keep the kofta from rolling over as you turn them.
9. Mediterranean Vegetables
One of the best things about spring and summer is the array of brightly colored vegetables that are in season. This Mediterranean vegetable skewer will certainly help you get your 5-a-day of vegetables in the most delicious way!
10. Spicy Shrimp and Watermelon Food Sticks
Why not try pairing some fruit with “fruits of the sea”! Zesty, juicy, refreshing and just plain gorgeous, these spicy shrimp and watermelon food sticks are a sheer delight for your hungry guests!
There are numerous healthy ways to serve and enjoy kebab dishes! You can still have the best of both worlds by pairing meat with fruits or vegetables. You can never go wrong with these 10 creative kebab ideas on your next party hosting.