Savoury Beef Kebabs

Savoury Beef Kebabs

Heavily adapted from Gourmet magazine

Serves 4–6

You’ll Need

  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 Tbsp finely chopped oregano
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • ½ tsp fresh ground pepper
  • 2 lbs. sirloin flap or flatiron steak, cut into 1 ½-inch pieces
  • salt
  • 12 wooden skewers, soaked in water for 30 minutes

Prep and Cook

  • 1
    Stir together the oil, vinegar, garlic, oregano, cumin, lemon zest and pepper in a bowl, and toss with the beef. Cover and chill for 2–8 hours.
  • 2
    Prepare the grill for direct-heat cooking over medium-hot flames. Thread 4–6 pieces of beef onto each skewer, taking care to leave a little space between each piece. Transfer to a tray.
  • 3
    Oil the grill rack and season the beef with salt. Cook, turning until browned but slightly pink inside, about 4 minutes.
  • 4
    Served with grilled pita bread and tzatziki, if desired.

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