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Grilled Herb Lemon Salmon Kebabs

A lovely lightened up, refreshing seafood meal that's prepared easily, cooked quickly, and meant to simply be enjoyed.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Servings: 4


  • 2 tbsp finely minced, fresh oregano leaves
  • 2 tsp sesame seeds
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1/4 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 1/2 lb boneless, skinless salmon filet, cut into 1" pieces
  • 2 lemons thinly sliced
  • non stick cooking spray
  • salt & pepper, to taste
  • metal skewers, or wooden skewers that have been pre soaked for an hour


  • In a small bowl, mix together the oregano, sesame seeds, cumin, and pepper flakes until evenly incorporated. Set aside.
  • Heat a grill over medium heat. When heated, spray the grates liberally with the non-stick spray. 
  • Thread a piece of salmon onto a skewer, pushing down until it's about an inch or two from the end. Next, thread on a slice of lemon that's folded in half. Repeat until there's only an inch or two left on the other end of the skewer, ending with a piece of fish. Repeat until all the skewers are filled, or all the ingredients are used.
  • Lightly spray the kebabs with non stick cooking spray. Salt & pepper both sides. Season the skewers liberally with the spice mixture on both sides.
  • Grill the fish, turning periodically to prevent sticking, about 8-10 minutes or until it's opaque and flaky.
  • Eat immediately off the skewer, or serve with cooked basmati rice and roasted asparagus for a complete meal.


recipe originally from Skinnytaste