Grilled Spicy Sweet Potato and Sausage Skewers

These spicy grilled skewers are so simple and so delicious. If you’re wanting a more kid-friendly version, replace the jalapeño peppers with bell peppers – your kids will love this flavorful finger food!

Grilled Spicy Sweet Potato and Sausage Skewers
Yield: approximately 2 1⁄2 dozen
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Ingredients
  1. 1 large sweet potato, peeled and cut into 1 1⁄2-inch cubes
  2. 1 pound smoked sausage links, sliced 1⁄2 inch thick (see note)
  3. 2 (18-ounce) jars cocktail onions, drained
  4. 6 jalapeño peppers, stemmed, seeded, and cut into 1⁄2-inch pieces
  5. 1 cup olive oil
  6. 1⁄2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  7. 1 teaspoon salt
  8. 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  9. 30 (4-inch) wooden skewers, soaked in water for at least 30 minutes
Instructions
  1. Spray grill rack with nonstick, nonflammable cooking spray. Preheat grill to medium-high heat (350° to 400°).
  2. In a large bowl, combine sweet potatoes, sausage, onions, jalapeños, olive oil, cilantro, salt, and pepper, stirring to combine. Thread sweet potato, sausage, onion, and jalapeño pieces onto skewers.
  3. Grill skewers, with grill lid open, for 5 to 7 minutes. Turn skewers over, and grill until desired degree of doneness is reached, an additional 5 to 7 minutes. Serve immediately.
Notes
  1. We used Conecuh Original Smoked Sausage, which can be purchased at most supermarkets or at conecuhsausage.com.
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