Steak Kabobs with Fresh Herbs


Try these succulent, lean steak kabobs marinated in a fresh herb paste.   

With this recipe it doesn’t have to be exact.  If you have 2 or 3 of the herbs on hand, great but if don’t simply substitute with what you have or like.  You may prefer basil vs. parsley or lime vs. lemon which is also wonderful on steak, etc.  Want spicy kabobs; add a dash of Sriracha (hot chili sauce) to the herb paste.

Be creative, if you want to use chicken instead of steak… try using orange juice instead of lemon.  Add a little honey or soy sauce to change it up.  

Steak Kabobs with Fresh Herbs
Makes 8
1 pound Beef Sirloin Steak or Filet Mignon
1/3 cup fresh Italian parsley
1 tablespoon fresh rosemary
2 teaspoons fresh oregano
2 teaspoons fresh thyme leaves
6-7 fresh chives
2 garlic cloves, peeled
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
½ lemon, juiced and zested
Kosher salt
Black pepper
8 wooden skewers
8 small mushrooms, cleaned
8 cherry tomatoes
½ red onion, sliced
1 yellow bell pepper, cubed
Cut the beef into 1-inch cubes, set aside.
In a food processor add the fresh herbs, garlic, olive oil, lemon juice and zest. Blend then season with salt and pepper to taste.
In a bowl add the beef and herb mixture, coat well and refrigerate for 1-2 hours.
Soak the skewers in water for 20 minutes (this will prevent them burner while grilling).
Place a piece of the bell pepper on the skewer followed by beef, tomato, onion, beef, mushroom, onion, beef and end with another piece of bell pepper.
On a hot grill cook the prepared beef skewers for 2-3 minutes on each side.


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