Grilled Salmon Skewers

salmon kabobs

Skewer salmon with pesto and a splash of lemon for a terrific appetizer.


  • 1 pound salmon filet, skinned
  • 3 tablespoons pesto sauce
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • lemon slices


  1. Thirty minutes before grilling, soak twelve 6- to 8- inch wooden skewers in water. Drain. Set aside.

2. Preheat gas grill.

3. Rinse salmon; pat dry with paper towels. Cut salmon filet in half lengthwise, then cut each piece crosswise into 6 pieces.

4. Combine pesto, lemon juice and salmon. Toss. Allow to stand 5 minutes. Tread one salmon pice onto each wooden skewer.

5. Reduce heat on grill to medium. Arrange skewers on greased grill rack. Cover. Grill for about 3 minutes then turn. Grill for 3 to 5 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Serve with lemon wedges.

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