Mojo Fish Kabobs Recipe

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Monica Published: January 28, 2021 Modified: September 29, 2021
Mojo Fish Kabobs Recipe

How To Make Mojo Fish Kabobs

Grab a bite of these Cuban fish kabobs treats, made with flaky fish, fresh pineapple, and crunchy red peppers, then seasoned with a tangy mojo sauce.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 7 minutes
Total: 27 minutes



  • 12ozAustralis Barramundi fillets,thawed, cut into 1½-inch pieces
  • cupspineapple chunks
  • 1large red bell pepper,cut into 1 piece
  • cupolive oil,plus 2 tsp, divided use
  • cuporange juice
  • 3tbsplime juice
  • 3garlic cloves,minced
  • ½cupcilantro leaves
  • salt and pepper,to taste

For Garnish:

  • lime wedges,optional
  • cilantro sprigs,optional


  1. Preheat the grill or a grill pan to medium-high heat.

  2. Place ⅓ cup of olive oil, orange juice, lime juice, garlic, and cilantro leaves in a food processor. Process until thoroughly combined. Add salt and pepper to taste. Reserve ⅓ of the marinade for later use.

  3. Place the fish in the marinade and marinate for 20 to 30 minutes. Do not marinate for more than an hour.

  4. Thread the fish alternately with the pineapple and bell peppers onto 6 or 8-inch skewers. Season with salt and pepper to taste, then drizzle with the remaining 2 teaspoons of olive oil.

  5. Place the kabobs on the grill and cook for 2 to 3 minutes on each side or until the fish is opaque.

  6. Brush the skewers with the remaining marinade and cook for 1 more minute.

  7. Serve with any extra marinade on the side for dipping, garnish with lime wedges and cilantro sprigs, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 206.86kcal
  • Fat: 12.98g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.84g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 8.92g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.58g
  • Carbohydrates: 10.98g
  • Fiber: 1.71g
  • Sugar: 6.69g
  • Protein: 12.53g
  • Cholesterol: 20.98mg
  • Sodium: 401.63mg
  • Calcium: 38.51mg
  • Potassium: 415.78mg
  • Iron: 0.63mg
  • Vitamin A: 76.12µg
  • Vitamin C: 68.59mg
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