Thursday, August 28

Steak & Shishito Pepper Skewers

Quick beef and pepper kabobs in an Asian-inspired marinade

Grilled Steak and Shishito Pepper Skewers

These beef and shishito pepper kabobs are a quick, easy, and flavorful summertime meal. The nice thing about making steak skewers is that you don't have to use an expensive cut of beef because it's cut into small pieces and quickly grilled so that it won't get tough or dry out. It's also much easier to stretch the meat to feed a crowd with kabobs than it is with making individual steaks. Shishito peppers are in season now and are a pretty mild, but they add great flavor to the dish. If you can't find them or they're not in season, you can substitute bell peppers or other mild chiles.

Related Recipes:
- Corn & Shishito Pepper Grilled Pizza
- Grilled Lamb Skewers
- Grilled Swordfish & Zucchini Skewers

Grilled Steak & Shishito Pepper Kabobs:
  • In a bowl, whisk together 1/4 c. soy sauce, 1/4 c. sesame oil, 1 tbsp. honey, 1 tbsp. rice wine vinegar, and 1 tsp. ground coriander.
  • Cut 3/4 lb. top round steak into 1" cubes and add to the marinade for 30-60 minutes.
  • Toss 15-20 shishito peppers with 1 tbsp. sesame oil and salt.
  • Heat a grill to high.
  • Alternate threading the beef and peppers onto 4-5 skewers.*
  • Grill for 5 minutes, turning halfway through.

Serves two
*If using wooden skewers, make sure to soak them in water for several hours before grilling.