Pesto Salmon Skewers

4 Servings
40 min

Like many of you, we have been grilling up a storm this summer. One of our new favs, these Pesto Salmon Skewers. In the summer, both Phillip and I crave fish and also no dishes. It is just too hot to wash dishes in my opinion. Our kitchen is a 10×10 room that no AC gets into, so the thought of turning on the stove or oven is frightening. However, this has taught us that most things that can be cooked on a stove or in the oven can also be done on the grill. Bigger bonus, NO DISHES. Grill these bad boys up and then lounge away.


From our kitchen to yours, cheers!

Recipe details

  • 4  Servings
  • Prep time: 20 Minutes Cook time: 20 Minutes Total time: 40 min
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Ingredients

Mint and Parsley Pesto

  • 1 cup parsley
  • 1 cup pecans
  • ½ cup mint
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • ¾ cup olive oil
  • 1 lemon squeezed

Skewers

  • 1 lb salmon cubed
  • 1 lb baby potatoes
  • 2 lemons sliced
  • 1 zucchini sliced

Instructions


Add all pesto ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth
Assemble your skewers with salmon, potatoes, lemons, and zucchini
Coat the skewers in the pesto and let rest for 20 minutes
Grill for a few minutes on each side or until salmon reaches an internal temperature of 145°
Serve with extra pesto sauce on the side

Tips

  • Don't have a grill? No problem. You can add to a baking sheet and bake at 450 degrees until salmon reaches an internal temperature of 145 degrees.
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