Middle Eastern beef kebabs

Middle Eastern beef kebabs


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About this recipe: Subtle saffron-infused beef on skewers with red onion and peppers. Cook on the BBQ or grill. Easy to prepare ahead for a crowd.

Samantha's Supper Kent, England, UK

Makes: 2 skewers

  • 3 to 4 strands saffron
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 350g beef steak, cubed
  • salt and pepper
  • 1/2 onion, blitzed until mushy
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cayenne pepper
  • 1 red onion, cut in half and each half cut into quarters
  • 1 red pepper, cut into chunks
  • 1 green pepper, cut into chunks
  • olive oil

Prep:5min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Extra time:1day marinating  ›  Ready in:1day35min 

  1. In a small dish combine the saffron and milk. Allow to rest for a few minutes.
  2. In a glass or plastic container with a lid, add the beef, saffron mixture, salt and pepper, onion paste, cumin and Cayenne. Stir well to coat the beef. Cover and marinate overnight in the fridge.
  3. Thread the skewers evenly with beef, red onion and peppers.
  4. BBQ or grill on medium to low heat for about 30 minutes or until the onions are cooked. Occasionally baste with oil.
  5. Serve with BBQ'd or grilled tomatoes, salad and fries.

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