Salmon and Vegetable Oven Kebabs

Easy
Servings: 4
Prep: 45 minutes
12 minutes

Summary

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These savory kebabs, tangy with lemon and garlic, are perfect for a special dinner.

Light and flavorful, they’d also make a lovely lunch.

The salmon is rich in omega-3, an anti-inflammatory fatty acid that’s good for your heart, and the veggies and Mediterranean marinade offer healthy phytochemicals.

Per serving: 259 calories, 13 g total fat (2 g saturated fat), 9 g carbohydrate, 26 g protein, 2 g dietary fiber, 60 mg sodium.

Reprinted with permission from the American Institute for Cancer Research. View more recipes at aicr.org/healthyrecipes.

Ingredients

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Marinade:
Juice of 4 lemons
2 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
4 garlic cloves, minced
1 Tbsp. dried Italian seasoning
Sea salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
Kebabs:
1 lb. wild salmon, cut into 2-inch cubes
4 small plum tomatoes, cut into quarters or 8 cherry tomatoes
4 large whole mushrooms, stems removed, halved
1 medium green bell pepper, deseeded, cut into 12 pieces
1 medium yellow squash, cut into 8 pieces
Canola oil cooking spray
4 skewers

Preparation

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  1. If using wooden skewers (in lieu of metal ones), soak them in water for about 30 minutes.
  2. In large mixing bowl combine juice, oil, garlic, seasoning, salt and pepper.
  3. Mix well and divide in half.
  4. Add salmon and vegetables to half of marinade and gently toss to coat pieces.
  5. Cover and marinate for about 30 minutes, occasionally rearranging pieces to ensure even coating.
  6. Preheat oven broiler.
  7. Spray large shallow baking dish.
  8. Remove skewers from water.
  9. Divide fish and vegetable pieces into 4 even portions.
  10. Arrange and distribute them evenly on skewers, being careful not to break the pieces.
  11. Place on baking dish.
  12. Brush with remaining marinade not used for marinating raw fish.
  13. Broil for about 5-8 minutes, brushing frequently with marinade.
  14. Carefully turn over kebabs and continue cooking for an additional 4 minutes, basting frequently until fish is done.
  15. Serve and enjoy.