Grilled Salmon Skewers

This sweet and salty Grilled Salmon Skewer is reminiscent of candied salmon that you may find in your grocery story. The marinade is lovely and sticky, sweet with a touch of salty, which pairs perfectly with the salmon.

When served on skewers, it can easily be treated as an appetizer, or as part of a dinner or lunch when atop a meal-sized salad. It make part of a nice light dinner or lunch served on a leafy green salad alongside Asparagus and Pea Soup.

Be sure to soak the skewers while your salmon is marinating so they won’t burn on the grill and brush generously with the marinade while cooking.

Grilled Salmon Skewers

Recipe by KatherineCourse: Appetizers, SaladsCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy


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Sticky, sweet, salty salmon skewers make a great appetizer or a perfect topping for a leafy green salad.


  • 1/2 pound salmon filet without skin, or one large fillet

  • 1/4 cup soy sauce

  • 1/4 cup honey

  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar (or Lemon Juice)

  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger root, or 1/8 tsp dried ginger

  • 1 clove fresh garlic, minced

  • pinch of freshly ground black pepper

  • 6 skewers


  • Slice salmon into 6 long strips.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the soy sauce, honey, vinegar, ginger, garlic, and pepper. Add salmon strips and marinate for about 30 minutes. When finished marinating, transfer marinade to a small saucepan, and simmer for several minutes.
  • Thread salmon onto skewers. Preheat an outdoor grill for medium-high heat.
  • Lightly oil grill. Cook skewers on the preheated grill for 4 minutes per side, brushing often with marinade. When done, salmon should flake easily with a fork. Carefully remove from Grill and serve.

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