Grilled Asian Salmon Kebabs

Asian flavours are delicious for these healthy, quick and delicious grill recipe

Course Main Course
Cuisine Asian
Keyword barbecue fish, fish skewers,, salmon, sockeye salmon,
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 8 kebabs
Calories 213 kcal
Author Colleen


  • 11/2 lb salmon fillet skin removed
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 3 tbsp sesame oil
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 2 tbsp fresh ginger grated
  • 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 2 red bell peppers cut into 1" pieces
  • 1/2 red onion cut into 1" pieces


  1. If using bamboo skewers, soak them in water for 30 minutes before threading

  2. Cut salmon fillet into 1" pieces.

  3. Beginning and ending with the vegetables, thread the salmon, bell pepper, and onion pieces on the soaked skewers. You should have 8 skewers. Put the skewers in a shallow dish

  4. In a bowl, whisk together the soy sauce, brown sugar, sesame oil, lime juice, garlic, ginger, and red pepper flakes.

  5. Pour the soy mixture over the threaded skewers and set aside while the grill heats.

  6. Heat grill on medium-high and spray with cooking oil spray.

  7. Grill skewers, brushing with extra marinade, turning, about 10 minutes

  8. garnish with chopped scallion and serve.

Recipe Notes

Try to find a thick fillet for this recipe. 

You can ask your fishmonger to remove the skin from the fillet for you.

Use two bamboo skewers per kebab to keep the skewers from spinning and flipping around when you turn them.

Nutrition Facts
Grilled Asian Salmon Kebabs
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 213 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Cholesterol 47mg16%
Sodium 448mg19%
Potassium 521mg15%
Carbohydrates 11g4%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 18g36%
Vitamin A 1003IU20%
Vitamin C 40mg48%
Calcium 22mg2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.