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Back Bacon Fruit Kabobs

Created by Chef Alex Pugsley
Servings 12 kabobs


  • 12 wooden skewers soaked in water
  • 1 lb Johnston’s Back Bacon cut into 1.5” chunks
  • 6 strawberries hulled
  • 1 pineapple cut into 1.5” chunks
  • 1-2 apples cut into 1.5” chunks
  • 12 grapes
  • 2-3 kiwis cut into 1.5” chunks
  • 1 cantaloupe cut into 1.5” chunks
  • 1 banana cut into 1.5” chunks
  • ½ cup agave or honey
  • 2-4 tbsp warm water
  • 5 drops Chipotle Tabasco sauce
  • you can use any fruit of choice (the firmer the better) cut into 1.5” chunks


  • Preheat an outdoor grill for medium high heat and place a large sheet of foil onto the grate
  • Thread alternating fruit and bacon onto each skewer
  • Mix honey, water, and Tabasco sauce in a bowl and brush the glaze mix over each skewer
  • Place kabobs on the BBQ grill at an angle and grill until the fruit is softened and bacon is warm with prominent grill marks
  • Flip skewers frequently to ensure they do not burn, about 3 - 4 minutes per side
  • Serve warm off the grill
  • Tip: When grilling, have a spray bottle of water to use for flame flare ups

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