Rainbow Salmon Skewers


Recipe of the Month

Salmon provides important amounts of the antioxidant amino acid taurine. Salmon is an excellent source of vitamin B12, vitamin D, andselenium. It is a good source of niacin, omega-3 fatty acids, protein, phosphorus, and vitamin B6.

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • 12 oz salmon fillet
  • 1/2 each of a red, green yellow, and orange bell pepper
  • 1/4 large red onion
  • olive oil
  • salt and fresh cracked black pepper
  • 1 lemon

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Cut the salmon into 1 1/2 inch chunks. You are going to need approximately 12 pieces.
  2. Cut the peppers into 1 1/2 inch square pieces
  3. Cut the red onion into similar sized chunks and separate the layers.
  4. Thread your skewers alternately with the onions and peppers, and then the salmon. Leave some room at the base so you can handle them easily.
  5. Brush the skewers liberally on both sides with olive oil, and sprinkle with salt and fresh ground black pepper.
  6. Cook on a hot grill, turning once, until the fish is cooked through and the veggies are softened a bit. Don’t overcook!
  7. Serve with a squeeze of lemon.

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