Moroccan Salmon Kabobs


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Moroccan Salmon Kabobs

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    Moroccan Salmon Kabobs are mildly spicy and over-the-top flavorful, making them a tasty recipe for your summer grill out. Season your grilled salmon with Moroccan-inspired herbs and spices, and alternately skewer it with cherry tomatoes.

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Serves 4
    1 c. Hy-Vee Short Cuts chopped red onions
    ⅓ c. Gustare Vita extra virgin olive oil
    3 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
    2 tbsp. fresh cilantro, chopped, plus additional for garnish
    1 tsp. Hy-Vee paprika
    1 tsp. Hy-Vee salt
    ½ tsp. ground turmeric
    ½ tsp. Hy-Vee ground cinnamon
    ½ tsp. Hy-Vee ground cumin
    ½ tsp. Hy-Vee chili powder
    ½ tsp. Hy-Vee ground black pepper
    1 ¼ lbs. Fish market fresh skinless Alaska Coho salmon fillets, about 1-1/4-inch thick
    1 c. cherry tomato medley
    2 lemons, halved, for serving

    Things To Grab

    • Large bowl
    • Charcoal or gas grill
    • 4 (10-inch each) metal skewers
    • Meat thermometer


    1. Stir red onions, olive oil, lemon juice, 2 tablespoons cilantro, paprika, salt, turmeric, cinnamon, cumin, chili powder, pepper, and garlic in a medium bowl until combined. 

    2. Cut salmon into 1-1/4-inch cubes; add to mixture in bowl and toss to coat. Cover and marinate in refrigerator for 30 minutes to 1 hour.

    3. Preheat a charcoal or gas grill with a greased grill rack for direct cooking over medium-high heat (375 degrees). Alternately thread salmon and tomatoes onto 4 (10-inch each) metal skewers. Discard marinade.

    4. Grill kabobs for 7 to 9 minutes or until fish easily flakes when tested with a fork (145 degrees), turning halfway through. Grill lemon halves, cut sides down, 2 to 3 minutes or until charred.

    5. To serve, squeeze juice from charred lemon halves over kabobs. Garnish with additional cilantro, if desired.

    Nutrition facts


    210 Calories per serving

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 19g
    • Cholesterol: 5mg
    • Sodium: 590mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 8g
    • Protein: 3g

    Daily Values

    Iron 6%
    Calcium 2%
    Vitamin D 6%
    Potassium 4%

    Recipe Source:

    Hy-Vee Seasons July 2022