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Pineapple and Swordfish Kabobs

Grilled Pineapple and Swordfish Kabobs

Kabob, also known as kebab is a Middle East cooking method, if you would like to try a Middle East taste you should try this swordfish kabobs, This fish kabob is so delicious and ready in about 1 hour. The Combination of grilled pineapples, bell pepper, and onions brings the extra rich flavor.

Ingredients for this Recipe :

  • 8 large wooden skewers
  • 16 oz. swordfish
  • 16 oz. fresh pineapple, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 medium red onion, cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 1 large red bell pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp lime zest, preferably organic
  • 1/4 fresh cilantro leaves, chopped
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • Sea salt and black pepper, to taste
  • Non-stick cooking spray (or butter, olive oil, or coconut oil)
  • 2 large limes, cut into wedges
  • To serve – Instant Pot Cilantro-Lime Rice

Tip: Soak the wooden skewers in a bowl of water for at least 30 minutes to overnight.

How to Make Swordfish Kabobs :

Step One:

Clean the swordfish and cut it into 1-inch fish cubes.

Swordfish Kabobs - Step 1

Step Two:

Place the swordfish cubes, pineapple chunks, red onion, and red bell pepper in a large glass or another non-reactive bowl.

Swordfish Kabobs - Step 2

Step Three:

Add the olive oil, lime zest, fresh cilantro, and garlic powder, and season with salt and black pepper, to taste. Gently toss to combine. Set aside to marinate for 15-20 minutes, stirring once or twice during that time.

Swordfish Kabobs - Step 3

Step Four:

Spray a large grill pan with non-stick cooking spray (or lightly grease with butter, olive oil, or coconut oil). Set over medium heat.

Step Five:

Thread the swordfish and veggies alternatively onto skewers. Working in batches if necessary, place on the hot grill pan. Cook until the veggies are slightly charred and crisp-tender, and the fish is flakey, approximately 2-3 minutes per side. Remove from heat and serve immediately

Serving Suggestions :

You can serve these swordfish kabobs with any meal you have as these pair with anything. Try to serve with our own Instant Pot Cilantro-Lime Rice, if desired, and lime wedges on the side. Enjoy!

Swordfish & Pineapple Kabobs Recipe

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Pineapple and Swordfish Kabobs

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Middle East Dinner
Serves: 4
Prep Time: 20 minutes (+ 20 minutes to marinate) Cooking Time: 25 minutes Total Time: 45 minutes (+ 20 minutes to marinate)

Swordfish kabobs recipe with grilled pineapples, bell pepper, and onions, Serve with instant pot cilantro lime rice.

Ingredients

  • 8 large wooden skewers
  • 16 oz. swordfish
  • 16 oz. fresh pineapple, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 medium red onion, cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 1 large red bell pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp lime zest, preferably organic
  • 1/4 fresh cilantro leaves, chopped
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • Sea salt and black pepper, to taste
  • Non-stick cooking spray (or butter, olive oil, or coconut oil)
  • 2 large limes, cut into wedges

Instructions

1

Clean the swordfish and cut it into 1-inch fish cubes.

2

Place the swordfish, pineapple chunks, red onion, and red bell pepper in a large glass or another non-reactive bowl.

3

Add the olive oil, lime zest, fresh cilantro, and garlic powder, and season with salt and black pepper, to taste. Gently toss to combine. Set aside to marinate for 15-20 minutes, stirring once or twice during that time.

4

Spray a large grill pan with non-stick cooking spray (or lightly grease with butter, olive oil, or coconut oil). Set over medium heat.

5

Thread the swordfish and veggies alternatively onto skewers. Working in batches if necessary, place on the hot grill pan. Cook until the veggies are slightly charred and crisp-tender, and the fish is flakey, approximately 2-3 minutes per side.

6

Remove from heat and serve immediately with Instant Pot® Cilantro-Lime Rice, if desired, and lime wedges on the side. Enjoy!

Notes

Soak the wooden skewers in a bowl of water for at least 30 minutes to overnight.

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