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Grilled Italian Sausage and Shrimp Kabobs is plated on a white plate and topped with parsley.

Grilled Italian Sausage and Shrimp Kabobs

These Italian sausage and shrimp kabobs are grilled to perfection and are so easy to make! Talk about the best BBQ recipe out there!

Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Italian
Keyword BBQ, grilled pineapple, kabobs
Prep Time 20 hours
Cook Time 6 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 390 kcal
Author sherry brubaker


  • 1 lb link Italian sausage
  • 1 lb peeled and deveined large shrimp
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder


  1. Cook the sausage. Place the sausage in a pan over medium high heat and sear on each side for 1- 2 minutes until it is browned. Place 1/2 cup of water in the pan and cover with a lid, then reduce the heat to medium-low. Cook the sausage for 10-12 minutes, then remove them from the pan. Slice the sausage into 1 inch sized pieces.

  2. Make the kabobs. Pierce the bottom of the shrimp, then slide the sausage onto the skewer si it sits in the curve shape of the shrimp. Pierce the tail of the shrimp over the sausage. Continue until you have used all the shrimp and sausage.

  3. Season the kabobs. Place the butter in a small bowl, then place in the microwave for 30 seconds to melt it. Combine the butter with the Italian seasoning and the garlic powder. Brush the seasoning mixture on both sides of the kabobs.

  4. Grill the kabobs. Place the grill on medium high heat. Place the kabobs on the grill and cook for 2-3 minutes on each side until the shrimp is pink and opaque. Remove the kabobs from the grill and mangia!

Nutrition Facts
Grilled Italian Sausage and Shrimp Kabobs
Amount Per Serving
Calories 390 Calories from Fat 270
% Daily Value*
Fat 30g46%
Saturated Fat 12g75%
Cholesterol 263mg88%
Sodium 1191mg52%
Potassium 252mg7%
Carbohydrates 1g0%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 26g52%
Vitamin A 177IU4%
Vitamin C 5mg6%
Calcium 130mg13%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.