9 Killer Kebabs for a Summer Cookout

Honey-Thyme Chicken-and-Apricot Kebabs © Nicole Franzen
By F&W Editors Posted July 28, 2015

Easy to assemble and quick to grill—kebabs are perfect for outdoor entertaining. From flaky fish to juicy beef, here are nine amazing kebabs to make this summer.

Easy to assemble and quick to grill—kebabs are perfect for outdoor entertaining. From flaky fish to juicy beef, here are nine amazing kebabs to make this summer.

1. Honey-Thyme Chicken-and-Apricot Kebabs
F&W's Justin Chapple upgrades simple grilled chicken kebabs with a sweet-sticky honey-thyme glaze.

2. Grilled Squash Ribbons and Prosciutto with Mint Dressing
Grilling zucchini and summer squash ribbons on skewers keeps the insides tender while simultnaeously creating wonderfully charred, crisp edges.

3. Spicy Lamb Shish Kebabs
These healthy lamb kebabs are marinated in a tangy yogurt mix for an extra hit of flavor.

4. Spiced Shrimp and Tomato Kebabs
This is the perfect party recipe because you can marinate the shrimp and thread the skewers ahead of time.

5. Grilled Swordfish Kebabs
These Moroccan-inspired fish kebabs are easy to make and pair well with almost any vegetable salad.

6. Grilled Rib Eye Brochettes with Charmoula
Chef Tim McKee's succulent steak kebabs are served with a spicy, vibrant North African sauce.

7. West African Chicken Kebabs
These simple Nigerian chicken kebabs have a crunchy coating of peanuts, ginger, garlic and paprika.

8. Monkfish and Chorizo Kebabs
Tender, lobster-like monkfish and smoky chorizo star in these fast skewers.

9. Grilled Zucchini Kebabs with Zucchini Dip
Chef Eric Ripert's healthy vegetarian skewers make great use of summer zucchini.

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