Sweet Smokey Salmon Kabobs

Sweet Smokey Salmon Kabobs

Grab the grill & make a salmon dish that the whole family will devour.  The sauce is the secret in this salmon & squash dish!

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Sweet Smokey Salmon Kabobs

Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Servings 8 people


  • 2 Metal or bamboo skewers
  • 2 Tbsp packed dark brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp Chili Powder
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 2 1/4 pound skinless salmon fillet
  • 2 summer squash or zucchini sliced into coins


  • If using bamboo skewers, soak skewers in hot water at least 30 minutes. Prepare outdoor grill for direct grilling on medium.
  • In large bowl, combine sugar, paprika, chili powder, cayenne, 3/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper. Rub mixture between fingers to break up any lumps of sugar. Add salmon and squash and toss to evenly coat with spice mixture.
  • Thread squash slices, 2 at a time and alternating with salmon, onto skewers. Place on hot grill grate and cook 9 to 11 minutes or until salmon turns opaque throughout, turning occasionally.


Recipe from Country Living.
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