Print Email How to Make Kebabs Checklist Stick to these five easy skewering tips and your next cookout will be a breeze. Save this checklist! Progress Saved Your progress has been saved **You've changed this checklist.** Remember to save your progress. See Your Saved Checklists | All Checklists done! Trim vegetables, fish, tofu, and meat to similar sizes before threading onto the skewer to ensure even cooking. done! Use a screwing motion to twist the skewer through tougher vegetables, like broccoli and fennel. done! Thread uneven shapes or slippery items, like shrimp and scallops, onto two parallel skewers for easier flipping. done! Leave a small amount of space between items on the skewer so that the heat can circulate evenly—with one exception. (See next tip.) done! Arrange citrus fruits on the skewer so that one of the cut sides (not the rind) touches the meat, fish, or vegetables. Instant marination. Save this checklist! Progress Saved Progress SavedYour progress has been saved**You've changed this checklist.**Remember to save your progress.