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How to Cut an Onion for Kabobs

Easy and FAST! You'll be grilling like a pro in NO TIME at all! Everything you need is right here!
Prep Time3 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Total Time3 mins
Course: Side
Cuisine: American
Keyword: how to cut an onion for kabobs, kabob onions
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 11kcal
Author: Wendi Spraker
Cost: 1


  • knife
  • cutting board


  • 1 onion


  • Peel the onion
  • Cut the onion from the stem to the root at the center.
  • Lay the flat side from one half down on the cutting board and cut through the equator of the onion. Repeat for the other half.
  • Peel the layers of onion from each other.
  • Slide the onions onto the kabobs alternating with meat and other veggies OR make skewers of JUST onion for even cooking.



  • Use fresh firm onions for your recipes, they are the freshest and best for cutting For Kabobs!
  • If your recipe calls for a certain type of onion, use that type.  Onions have a variety of flavors and your recipe is looking for just that flavor. 
  • A properly cut onion ring will add a ton of flavor to your recipe.  Make sure that the pieces are as evenly cut as you can make them so that all of the pieces are the same size.  This will help give the right flavor your dish. 
  • Here's lots of information about Onions!
PRO TIP:  Cut a flat spot onto the bottom of your onion before you start to cut the slices, this will help keep your onion from rolling away while you are trying to cut it For Kabobs.


Calories: 11kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 40mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 6mg | Iron: 1mg