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Spiedies

Memories of upstate New York..  And the rain ended just as I finished cooking them.

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- Camp Hill, PA
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  • Richard FlRichard Fl Posts: 7,758
    I have a bottle that I use to marinate chicken and pork.  Any other ideas???
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  • TjcoleyTjcoley Posts: 3,407
    They sell a bottled spiedie marinade here, but it's way to salty for me.  I've played around with a couple different recipes and ended up with this:

    Spiedies

    1 cup oil

    ¼ cup white vinegar

    2 Tbs lemon juice

    1 tsp Ground garlic

    ½ tsp Rosemary

    1 tsp Oregano

    ¾ tsp basil

    ½ tsp parsley

     Cut up chicken, pork or lamb into 1 inch cubes

    Mix all ingredients in zip lock bag and marinate overnight

    Heat grill to 450 degrees

    Place meat on skewers

    Grill for 10 – 15 minutes or until done

    Using a thick slice of Italian bread, grip the meat and slide off skewer

    Eat and enjoy


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    - Camp Hill, PA
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  • Can Fire Wires be used instead?

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  • BotchBotch Posts: 2,883
    A former coworker used to bring these into the office, every time he brought down an elk!   :-bd
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  • TjcoleyTjcoley Posts: 3,407
    @Fred19Flintstone‌ I'm sure you could if wearing a tee shirt.
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    - Camp Hill, PA
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  • cook861cook861 Posts: 638
    Yes a fire wire will do the trick
    Trenton ON 1 mbge for now
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  • plumbfir01plumbfir01 Posts: 673
    my father in law is from endicott and thats his "go to" meal when we visit him now.... pretty good but a bit salty. He uses this
    Beaufort, SC
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  • TjcoleyTjcoley Posts: 3,407
    I use that for shrimp all the time. Never thought to use it for spiedies. May have to try it next time. The recipe I posted is not very salty - no salt at all. Just the lemon and vinegar. Tastes like what I remember from my days in that area.
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    It's not a science, it's an art. And it's flawed.
    - Camp Hill, PA
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  • SGHSGH Posts: 11,446
    @Tjcoley
    Looks good from where I'm sitting!

    Location- Just "this side" of Biloxi, Ms.

    Status- Standing by.

    Arsenal-Just a small wore out and broken down Weber kettle. No other means to cook at all.
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  • SkiddymarkerSkiddymarker Posts: 6,286
    Looking pretty nice. Your marinade is kinda a deluxe souvlaki marinade. The addition of rosemary, basil and parsley makes it kindmore of a Mediterranean meat on a stick, never heard the term Spiedies - as always you are a fountain of information, like the chicken and waffles you turned me on to. Thanks!
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  • mshumpmshump Posts: 168
    Those look great ! I have never heard of them. They are on my list and look like a great Football day cook!
    Danville, Il
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