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a tray holding several grilled kabob skewers covered in meat and vegetables

Simple Grilled Kabobs

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Main Course
Servings 4


  • 1 pound of shrimp or lean beef or chicken that has been cut into large chunks.
  • Variety of veggies cut into chunks mushrooms, onion, cherry tomatoes, sweet peppers, squash, etc
  • Bamboo skewers


  • Put chunks of veggies and meat on the skewers, alternating according to your tastes.
  • Grill until meat is fully cooked (look below for temperature safety guide).


Check your meat with a meat thermometer. Meat should be cooked as follows: Beef: 145-170 degrees (145 is rare and 170 is well done) Chicken: 165 degrees Pork: 160-170 degrees Fruit, such as pineapple is also great with chicken and shrimp kabobs. You can also make all fruit kabobs which make a simple, yummy summer dessert!