BBQ Skewers That Everyone Will Love

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BBQ skewers are one of the simplest to prep and are super easily-customisable dish. As such, it has grown to be an essential staple for every BBQ party. Best part is, there’s no strict rule to how you skewer them. Simply pick out the ingredients you like, portion and enjoy them at any BBQ. Whether you’re craving savoury or dessert skewers, here are some of BBQ skewer recipes ideas that your family is sure to love!

1. BBQ Hawaiian Teriyaki Chicken Skewers

Experience fun and tropical flavours with Hawaiian Chicken Skewers! All you need to do is marinate your chicken in a sweet and savoury sauce made of pineapple juice, soy sauce, pepper, and garlic. After which, you just need to skewer them along with sweet bell peppers and pineapple. Best part is, you can get your kids to help you out in your preparation work while they express their skewering creativity. Then, pop it onto the BBQ grill for about 8-10 minutes and all these ingredients will be cooked beautifully on the grill.

2. BBQ Pesto Shrimp Skewers

For seafood lovers, here’s one for you. These pesto shrimp skewers are a perfect dinner for a light, healthy meal and as an added bonus, these are low-carb, gluten-free and delicious! Simply add fresh pesto to your grilled shrimp to get that incredible flavour with clean ingredients. If you want to keep it light, use less oil. Instead, add basil, garlic, parmesan cheese, salt and pepper. This keeps the fat content down and everyone always loves it.

3. BBQ Veggie Kebabs

We haven’t forgotten about the veggie lovers, or parents who have trouble getting their kids to eat their veggies. This is yet another simple yet amazingly flavourful BBQ dish that will get everyone coming back for more. Coast your veggies with a tiny pinch of salt, butter (or olive oil if you prefer) and BBQ as per normal. Alternatively, if you’re adventurous enough, you can dip your veggie skewer into BBQ sauce before laying them on the grill. Here’s a list of the best vegetables for grilling on skewers:
  • Zucchini
  • Mushrooms
  • Tomatoes
  • Onions
  • Bell peppers
  • Cauliflower
  • Corn
  • Broccoli

4. Banana Split Kebab

We may have cheated a little on this as it doesn’t require you to put cook them atop a BBQ grill. However, this fun dessert is a healthy, kid-friendly spin on a classic. Simply leave bowls of chopped up some bananas, strawberries, and other favourite fruits (or even marshmallows), wooden skewers and a bowl of melted chocolate. Let your guests express their creativity to customise their dessert kebab!