Skewer It: 5 Outside-the-Box Kebabs

Transform favorite dishes into fun new meals for the whole family by sliding the ingredients onto skewers.

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Grilling Made Easy

Use skewers for easy, fun meals the whole family can get in on. Try a variety of sweet and savory recipes from Food Network Kitchen, and have the little ones help with sliding ingredients onto the skewers. Then grill them up quickly outdoors or on a grill pan. 

Chinese-Takeout Skewers   

This is your favorite takeout food, on a stick! We love grilled citrus; the orange is great either squeezed over the skewers or saved as a treat at the end. Make the marinade again for grilled pork chops or chicken thighs.

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Antipasto Skewers

These colorful skewers are the perfect outdoor appetizer for a crowd: They can be assembled ahead of time and grilled right before serving. Don't skimp on the lemon — it adds something special.

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Stuffed-Mushroom Skewers

Stuffed mushrooms are an all-time favorite appetizer. Slide them onto a skewer and pop them on the grill for your next outdoor gathering. For a zesty spinoff, try substituting fresh chorizo and cilantro for the sausage and parsley.

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Grilled Shrimp Caesar Salad Skewers

This has everything you love about both Caesar salad and grilling, nestled together on a stick. Why turn on the oven to make croutons when you can transform a regular old baguette into deliciously crisp nuggets right on your grill?

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Strawberry Shortcake Skewers

The caramelized sugar from the strawberries in these skewered desserts is like a sixth ingredient, and the warm fruit almost makes its own sauce. Dip the desserts into whipped cream and enjoy!

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