Grilled Lemon Salmon Kebabs

By: Tori Bowlin

June 29, 2022

Salmon kebabs hot off the grill

Salmon is a highly nutritious fish loaded with heart-healthy fats. A 3-ounce portion of salmon contains between 700–1,800 milligrams of omega-3 fatty acid.

Research indicates that diets rich in omega-3 fatty acids can reduce inflammation and heart disease risk. Because salmon can be a strong flavor, lemon helps balance and bring a light citrus taste. In contrast, dill adds a slightly green, fresh note to this entrée.

So, if you’re looking for a quick and wholesome meal, try this grilled lemon salmon kebabs recipe—ready in just 20 minutes!

Grilled Lemony Salmon Kebabs

  • Course: Dinner, Guilt-Free, Heart Health
  • Cuisine: American

  • Servings 4
  • Prep Time 10 minutes
  • Cook Time 20 minutes


  • 1 pound salmon fillets preferably wild, cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 3  lemons sliced
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil for brushing
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 sprigs torn fresh dill for garnish


  • Heat grill to high. Skewer salmon and lemon slices, then brush with olive oil and season all over with salt and pepper.
  • Grill skewers until salmon is cooked through, turning once, 6 to 8 minutes.
  • Garnish with dill and serve.
  • Note: To prevent wooden or bamboo skewers from burning, soak them in warm water for 10 to 30 minutes prior to threading and grilling.

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