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Course: Mains
Keyword: Beef, Gluten-Free, Grill, Meat, Spicy Beef Kebabs, Summer

Spicy Beef Kebabs

TOTAL TIME: 2 hours 32 minutes
Yield: 4
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  • 1 1/2 to 2 pounds boneless beef sirloin
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/3 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 cup olive oil

Specialized Hardware

  • Food processor
  • 4 (12-inch) metal skewers
TOTAL TIME: 2 hours 32 minutes
Yield: 4


  • Cut the beef into 1 1/2- to 1 3/4-inch cubes and place into a large mixing bowl. Set aside.
  • In the bowl of a food processor, combine the garlic, paprika, turmeric, cumin, salt, pepper, and red wine vinegar. With the processor running, drizzle in the olive oil.
  • Pour the marinade over the meat and toss to coat. Place in an airtight container or a sealable plastic bag and marinate in the refrigerator for 2 to 4 hours.
  • Heat the grill to medium-high heat. Thread the meat onto the skewers, leaving about 1/2 inch between the pieces of meat. Place on the grill and cook, with lid lowered, 2 to 3 minutes per side, 8 to 12 minutes in all (8 minutes for rare and 12 for medium). Remove from the heat to aluminum foil, wrap, and allow to rest for 2 to 3 minutes prior to serving.
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