Blockbuster Kabobs
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Blockbuster Kabobs

Mouthwatering Marinades
Take kabobs from average to outstanding using simple and creative marinades. Use a food processor or blender to purée ingredients like garlic, onion or chile peppers, then drizzle in the oil to blend. Use about 1/2 cup of marinade per pound of meat or vegetables. Marinate proteins and vegetables separately in zip-top plastic bags; be sure to reserve some of the marinade for serving. Used marinade must be discarded. Marinate shrimp and fish 15 to 30 minutes (it can be longer if your marinade is non-acidic), scallops 30 minutes to 1 hour, chicken, pork and beef 2 to 6 hours, and vegetables 2 to 8 hours.


Rosemary-Red Onion Marinade for Beef Kabobs

2 garlic cloves, minced
2 sprigs fresh rosemary, chopped
1/4 cup minced red onion
1/4cup Culinary Tours™ Red Wine Vinegar
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon Food Club Black Pepper
1/2 cup Food Club Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Chimichurri Marinade for Salmon Kabobs

(use a blender or food processor)

4 garlic cloves
2 green onions, coarsely chopped
1/4 cup packed fresh cilantro leaves
1/4 cup packed fresh Italian parsley leaves
1/4 cup white wine vinegar
1 teaspoon oregano leaves
3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground Food Club Black Pepper
1/4 teaspoon Food Club Ground Red Pepper
3/4 cup Food Club Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Citrus-Spiced Marinade for Veggie Kabobs

(use a blender or food processor)

4 green onions, coarsely chopped
2 garlic cloves
1/2habanero chile pepper, seeded and coarsely chopped
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
1/4 cup Fresh Harvest Orange Juice
1/2 teaspoon orange zest
1/4 teaspoon Food Club Dijon Mustard
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/8 teaspoon Food Club Black Pepper
1/2 cup Food Club Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Prep Tips:
If using wooden skewers, soak them in water for 20 minutes to prevent burning. When prepping kabob ingredients, cut proteins and vegetables into same-sized pieces (about 1 inch) so they cook evenly. Thread protein and vegetables separately on skewers due to varied cooking times. Grill kabobs over medium heat, turning every few minutes to ensure even cooking.