Grilled Steak Kabobs
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Grilled Steak Kabobs — Juicy steak with sweet bell peppers, onions, zucchini, and pineapple for the PERFECT sweet-and-savory kabob!! You’ll want to fire up your grill for these! Fast, EASY, zero cleanup, and DELISH!!
Healthy Grilled Steak Kabobs Recipe
I can’t believe Memorial Day is right around the corner. Hello summer, hello grilling season! Nothing says summer like grilling, and what better thing to throw on the grill than some juicy steak kabobs?
In addition to tender top sirloin, I loaded up these beef kabobs with bell peppers, red onions, zucchini, and pineapple. It’s a summery meal on a stick — vegetables, fruit, and protein all in one. I love the sweet aspect the pineapple lends to the overall savoriness.
Beef fuels your day-to-day stamina because it’s a complete, high-quality protein that contains all the essential amino acids the body needs to support physical activity and a strong, healthy life. The iron in beef, which is more easily absorbed than iron from plant sources, can help prevent fatigue, and the protein in beef contains the optimal mix of amino acids for building and repairing muscle.
These grilled steak kabobs are fast, easy, and with grilling I love that I don’t have to heat turn on my oven and heat up my house.
Cleanup is as easy as throwing away a few wooden skewers. Love that. The steak skewers are perfect for your next backyard barbecue party or as an easy-peasy weeknight dinner.
What’s in Grilled Steak Kabobs?
For the steak kabob marinade, you’ll need:
- Soy sauce
- Apple cider vinegar
- Black pepper
And to build the steak shish kabobs, you’ll need:
- Bell peppers
- Red onion
- Fresh pineapple
- Fresh parsley
What’s the Best Steak for Kabobs?
I recommend using boneless top sirloin steak when making grilled steak kabobs.
How to Grill Steak Kabobs
This beef kabob recipe couldn’t be simpler to make! To a large ziptop bag, add the steak kabob marinade ingredients, and squish contents around to mix and evenly coat the steak. Place bag in the fridge to marinate for at least 15 minutes, or up to 4 hours.
Once the beef has had time to marinate, add a piece of steak to a skewer, along with pieces of peppers, onion, zucchini, pineapple, and repeat the ingredients until the skewer is full. You should be able to make eight large steak kabobs with this recipe.
Add the beef kabobs to a lightly oiled grill, cover, and cook to your liking. If desired, season with salt and pepper and garnish with fresh herbs.
How Long to Grill Steak Kabobs
If you like your steak pieces medium rare, grill the kabobs for 7 minutes.
And for a medium center, grill for 9 minutes. The steak will stay nice and juicy, and the veggies will have a lovely bite to them. Of course, these are estimates so always use your judgment when evaluating doneness.
Tips for the Best Steak Kabobs
If you’re using wooden skewers, be sure to soak them for 15 minutes prior to assembling the kebobs. This will keep them from burning on the grill.
Fresh pineapple is a must in this steak kabob recipe. Canned pineapple is too soft to grill, and it’s often too sweet since it’s packed in syrup.
Finally, feel free to change up the vegetables you use in this recipe. You can use any veggies you have on hand, but just keep in mind that different vegetables cook at different rates. But play around with this beef kabob recipe and figure out what you like!
Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 295Total Fat: 17gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 10gCholesterol: 78mgSodium: 713mgCarbohydrates: 10gFiber: 1gSugar: 8gProtein: 24g
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This post is a collaboration with Beef. It’s What’s For Dinner. on behalf of the Beef Checkoff. The recipe, images, text, and opinions expressed are my own.
Originally posted May 21, 2018 and reposted May 27, 2022 with updated text.
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