Baked salmon kebabs

baked salmon kababs on skewers with onions and peppers
baked salmon kababs

Juicy salmon kebabs baked with spices and yogurt that takes just 30 minutes to cook. Marinate and pop into the oven with onions and peppers and what you get is a delicious appetizer you can’t stop eating . This salmon kebab recipe is yet another of my quick, easy and healthy recipes. A highly nutritious recipe, this is also a versatile dish- it can be had as a starter or you can make it a wholesome meal by cooking some flavored rice to go with it. What more, you don’t even need a grill or a single drop of oil to cook these healthy baked salmon kababs!

As we all know, salmon is one of the super foods with numerous health benefits. Salmon has a great flavor on its own, so it needs minimal seasoning which makes it even easier to cook these baked salmon kababs.

For other salmon recipes, check out Easy pan seared salmon with green sauce or orange butter salmon or pan seared salmon with mango avocado salsa.

Recipe for baked salmon kababs

(to serve 4 as an appetizer)


  • salmon fillet – 800 gm 
  • onions – 2, cubed
  • red pepper – 1, cubed
  • green pepper – 1, cubed
  • ginger paste – 1 tsp
  • garlic paste – 1 tsp
  • Greek yogurt – 2 tbsp
  • lemon juice – 2 tsp
  • chili powder – 1 tsp
  • pepper – 1/2 tsp
  • salt
  • saffron – a few strands
marinated salmon pieces with onions and peppers on bamboo skewers ready to be baked


  1. Soak around 8-10 bamboo skewers in water for 15 minutes.
  2. Clean the salmon fillet and cut into 2 inch cubes.
  3. Add the cubed vegetables.
  4. In a separate bowl, mix the rest of the ingredients.
  5. Add the marinade to the salmon and the vegetables and mix well.
  6. Refrigerate for 15 minutes.
  7. Preheat the oven at 100°C.
  8. Thread the salmon with the vegetables onto the skewers as shown.
  9. Arrange the skewers on the tray and place in the oven. (remember to line the tray with baking sheet to catch the drippings so that cleaning up becomes easier!)
  10. Bake at 100°C for 15 minutes. Check for doneness using a fork to push through the flesh. The salmon kabab should still be pink but should flake easily.
  11. Enjoy your silky smooth baked salmon kababs!
baked salmon kababs on skewers with onions and peppers

Recipe notes

  • The ginger, garlic and chili powder can be replaced with chili flakes, dried rosemary and basil for a baked salmon kebab recipe with an Italian twist.

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silky smooth flavourful baked salmon kababs on skewers with onions and peppers

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