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Firecracker Kabobs

Rated as 4.25 out of 5 Stars

"I make this for the 4th of July and have used it on pork, beef, and chicken. I love to marinate my mushrooms too. The marinade is sweet with a mild kick."
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3 h 30 m servings 266
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Whisk maple syrup, lime juice, garlic, ketchup, soy sauce, and red pepper flakes together in a bowl until marinade is smooth.
  2. Place beef in a bowl; pour in marinade and stir to coat. Marinate beef in the refrigerator, at least 3 hours.
  3. Preheat an outdoor grill for medium-high heat and lightly oil the grate. Soak skewers in water for at least 10 minutes.
  4. Thread beef, mushrooms, onion, green bell pepper, squash, and zucchini onto skewers.
  5. Cook kabobs on the preheated grill until vegetables are tender and beef is cooked through, 5 to 7 minutes per side.


  • Editor's Note:
  • Nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of marinade ingredients. The actual amount of marinade consumed will vary.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 266 calories; 10.7 29.4 15.2 42 276 Full nutrition

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Awesome kabobs!

Meat was done using timing in recipe. Vegetables were not heated through completely

This was an excellent recipe! We made it exactly as written, with the exception of marinating the meat overnight (as opposed to just a few hours). The kabobs were demolished within minutes, an...