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Marinade for beef kebabs?

BarbieQBarbieQ Posts: 41
edited 12:04PM in EggHead Forum
Anyone have a recipe I can use to marinate some lovely chunks of beef tenderloin that I intend to skewer and grill with sweet onions and red bell peppers? Bought a whole tenderloin at Sam's, cut a bunch of steaks for the freezer and these are the pieces left over.


  • Car Wash MikeCar Wash Mike Posts: 11,244
    I buy a few whole tenderloins from Sams myself.
    Base recipe for kabobs:
    6 oz. frozen orange juice concentrate
    24 oz. beer. Drink 12 oz while preparing put the other 12 oz in the container
    10 oz teriaki sauce
    garlic salt
    minced onion enough to cover all chunks
    Don't know much you are cooking so I can't give excact measurements.
    Mix all ingredients and cover. Try to let set overnight.
    This should give you a sweet and sour taste.
    Good luck,[p]CWM

  • BarbieQ,
    Ever heard of Spiedies, a marinated meat that is served on bread in the NE, if your interested try this address for good info:

  • BarbieQBarbieQ Posts: 41
    Car Wash Mike,
    Sounds great! I wouldn't have thought of the orange--I'll try it.[p]Thanks,

  • BarbieQBarbieQ Posts: 41
    Jim Minion,
    An interesting read--thanks for sending the address! I believe I have had this dish before, while traveling in the northeast. I've got a boneless leg of lamb in the freezer that would be great to cook this way.

  • StogieStogie Posts: 279
    BarbieQ,[p]Here are a couple I have used..tried and true! I have several more marinades if these do not strike your fancy.[p]Herbed Citrus Kabobs [p]1 1/2 pound(s) Beef steak
    1/4 cup(s) Olive oil, virgin
    2 tablespoon(s) Lemon juice, fresh
    2 tablespoon(s) Oregano, fresh, chopped
    2 tablespoon(s) Mint, fresh, chopped
    2 teaspoon(s) Garlic, finely minced
    1 teaspoon(s) Worcestershire sauce
    1/4 teaspoon(s) Red pepper flakes[p]PREPARATION:
    Use tenderloin or sirloin for the steak.
    Combine ingredients for marinade.
    Cut steak into 1 1/4 inch cubes.
    Marinade steak for 2-4 hours.
    Skewer with green pepper and onions.
    Brush with olive oil and then salt.
    Grill over medium high heat about 8-10 minutes or until your desired doneness. [p]
    Beef Satay [p]1 1/2 pound(s) Beef steak
    1 Green onion, minced
    1/3 cup Catsup
    1/4 cup Soy sauce, light
    3 tablespoon(s) Brown sugar, dark
    3 tablespoon(s) Lime juice, fresh
    1 tablespoon Peanut oil
    1 teaspoon Ginger, fresh, chopped
    1 teaspoon Garlic, minced
    1/4 teaspoon Red pepper flakes
    1/4 cup Peanut butter, creamy[p]PREPARATION:
    Use tenderloin, sirloin or top round for the steak.[p]Combine all the ingredients except the meat and the peanut butter.[p]Cut meat into 3/4 inch cubes.[p]Marinate meat for 1-2 hours.[p]Remove and reserve the marinade.[p]Thread meat onto skewers. Grill over high heat for 3-5 minutes turning as needed.[p]Bring reserved marinade to a boil and add the peanut butter.[p]Serve this sauce with the kabobs.

  • BarbieQBarbieQ Posts: 41
    Thanks, Stogie! I can almost taste the Satay just by reading the recipe--don't have all the ingredients on hand tonight but you can be sure I will try this one!

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