Grilled zucchini on a skewer.

Grilled Zucchini Kebabs

Makes 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 lb zucchini, quartered lengthwise, seeded, cut into large dice
  • Salt, as needed
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 8 flat metal skewers
  • 2 tablespoons chopped flat-leaf parsley, for garnish
  • 2 tablespoons coarsely cut cilantro
  • charmoula

Directions

  1. Season the zucchini with salt and toss in the olive oil; thread on the skewers.
  2. Grill over very high heat until slightly charred and cooked through, 1 to 2 minutes per side. Brush with the charmoula and allow it to caramelize slightly. The zucchini should be slightly charred and fork tender.
  3. Serve skewer garnished with parsley and cilantro.

Charmoula

Ingredients

  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons ground coriander
  • 1/4 preserved lemon, finely diced
  • 1/4 cup minced parsley
  • 1/4 cup minced cilantro
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground saffron
  • 1/2 teaspoon sweet paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne
  • 6 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp water

Directions

  1. Combine all ingredients and mix well.

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