5 delicious grilled skewer recipes

Grilled skewers are a great option for any cookout or large get-together. They also make the perfect last-minute meal, since they’re generally quick and easy to throw together. Whether you’re looking for a grilled skewer recipe that will impress the guests at your next barbecue or are simply looking for inspiration for tonight’s dinner, TikTok chefs have you covered. Here are five of the most delicious grilled skewer recipes on TikTok.

1. Chicken tikka skewers

This flavorful Indian dish is easy to make and packs a spicy punch! To make it, simply marinate chicken pieces in a mixture of yogurt, olive oil and several spices, including chili powder, turmeric and cumin. Then throw your chicken skewers on the grill! Once the chicken is cooked through, they’re ready to enjoy.

2. Meatball skewers

There’s no limit to what you can cook on a skewer! These grilled meatball skewers are like no meatballs you’ve had before. To make them, mix seasoned ground beef and form into meatballs. Place the meatballs on skewers, then set them in the refrigerator for half an hour. Meanwhile, make a sauce out of hoisin, sugar, Thai chili peppers, ginger, garlic and avocado oil. Cook the meatballs on the grill, and serve with some toasted coconut and cilantro.

3. Sweet and sour tofu skewers

Skewers don’t have to include meat! These sweet and sour tofu skewers with veggies are sure to be a crowd-pleaser. To make them, cut tofu into cubes and then marinate for two hours. Then place the tofu on skewers with slices of onions, red pepper, green pepper and pineapple. While grilling the skewers, add more marinade for extra flavor!

4. Steak and vegetable skewers

These steak and veggie skewers are the perfect quick dinner option. To make them, marinate cubed steak in yogurt, lemon juice, garlic, olive oil and a mix of spices. Next, toss the veggies of your choice in olive oil, white wine vinegar, salt, pepper and herbs. Then place the meat and veggies on skewers and grill them. To make this meal extra hearty, TikToker @jakestewartfood recommends serving the skewers with rice, hummus and pita. 

5. Lamb skewers with plum wine and soy sauce


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These lamb skewers are sure to impress at your next barbecue. To make them, marinate slices of lamb overnight in a mixture of plum wine, soy sauce, garlic, red onion, cilantro, olive oil, salt and pepper. Then place the lamb onto skewers and grill them. For extra flavor, add a bit of the leftover marinade when you serve them.

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