Baja Fish Kebab Recipe

For a lean lunch or dinner, these Baja fish kebabs do the trick.
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baja fish kabobs

Ready in 15 minutes • Makes 4 servings

Baja Fish Kebab Recipe


  • 1 lb firm white fish (red snapper, cod, mahi mahi, swordfish), cut into 32 pieces
  • Juice of 2 lemons
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • Zest of ½ lemon
  • ½ tsp cumin
  • ½ tsp chili peppers
  • ¼ tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 sweet yellow onion, cut into 1" chunks (16 pieces)
  • 1 cup cherry or grape tomatoes (16 pieces)
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 orange bell pepper, cut into 1" chunks (16 pieces)
  • ½ cup cilantro, chopped
  • 8 metal skewers (or wooden skewers that have been soaked in water for 15 minutes)


1. Preheat grill. Place juice of 1 lemon, lime juice, lemon zest, chili peppers, cumin and paprika in a bowl and whisk to combine. Add fish to marinate for 5 minutes.

2. Prepare avocado sauce while fish is marinating. Add avocado chunks, juice of 1 lemon and cilantro to a blender and purée.

3. Thread 4 pieces of fish, onion, tomato and bell pepper onto each skewer.

4. Place skewers onto grill and cook 2 to 3 minutes; flip and cook an additional 2 to 3 minutes. Serve with avocado dipping sauce.

Nutrients per serving (2 skewers): Calories: 222, Total Fats: 9 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Trans Fat: 0 g, Cholesterol: 40 mg, Sodium: 78 mg, Total Carbohydrates: 13 g, Dietary Fiber: 5 g, Sugars: 3 g, Protein: 23 g, Iron: 1 mg

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