Spicy Beef Kebabs

This flavorful marinade layers lean meat with a complex depth. If you like heat, you can add a pinch of cayenne or a hot pepper to the marinade.

Spicy Beef Kebabs

Course Main Dish
Servings 8 people


  • 1 Medium fresh tomato, chopped
  • 1/2 cup Cilantro
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 tbsp Ginger, minced
  • 1 tbsp Curry powder
  • 1 tbsp Sunflower oil
  • 4 Cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • Pinch of salt
  • 2 lbs Lean beef, such as sirloin, cut into 2-inch chunks


  • Blend tomato, cilantro, lemon juice, ginger, curry powder, sunflower oil, garlic, and salt in blender until smooth.
  • Marinate meat 1 to 5 hours.
  • If using bamboo skewers, soak in water for at least 30 minutes.
  • Thread meat onto skewers.
  • Grease grill rack of a gas or charcoal grill. Bring a gas grill to medium-high heat. If using charcoal, spread gray ash-covered coals evenly over the grill, place the grate, then cover and heat the grill for 5 minutes.
  • Grill kebabs about 6 minutes, turning once halfway through grilling, until internal temperature reaches 145°F.