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Friday, August 14, 2015

Grilled Shish Kebob Skewers // Weekend Recipe

Grilled Shish Kebob Skewers Recipe on Gift Style Blog Gave That
Meat on a stick. If there's one omnipresent thing you see or smell at fair's and festivals it has to be grilled meat on a stick. Shish Kebabs, kabobs, Satays, meat skewers, spiedies, Yakitori....there are a myriad of names but the concept of this traditional street food is pretty much the same; meat or shrimp + skewer + sauce + grill. I've seen 200 of these go off the grill within 5 minutes and lines stretching around the tents. The thing is they're actually really easy to make. Keep reading for how to grill these festival skewers at home along with a favorite homemade Teriyaki style BBQ sauce recipe:

THE HOW-TO >


First step is to soak the wooden skewers at least 20 minutes before threading with meet.

Next I like to pound the meet thinner and cut it into 1 to 2 inches strips, threading them onto skewers before soaking in marinade.

Reserve half the sauce for use as a marinade, adding 1 Tablespoon of vinegar to raw meat and allowing to sit overnight in the fridge. The rest of the sauce can be brushed on after or during grilling.



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Yakitori Style BBQ Sauce
A sweet, soy based sticky sauce that doubles as a marinade for grilled skewers. Works perfectly on chicken, shrimp, stake, pork and lamb kabobs.
Ingredients
  • 1/4 Cup Dark soy sauce
  • 2 Tablespoon Honey
  • 1 Tablespoon Light brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Minced ginger root
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Pepper
  • 1 Clove garlic crushed
  • 1 teaspoon Seseme seed oil
  • 1 Tablespoon Brandy
  • 1 drop of liquid smoke (optional)
Instructions
Mix all ingredients together until sugar has fully dissolved and sauce is smooth. Reserve 1/2 for use as a marinade and the other as a finishing BBQ sauce after grilling meats or seafood.
Details
Prep time: Cook time: Total time: Yield: 1/2 Cup

Grilled Shish Kebob Skewers Recipe on Gift Style Blog Gave That
These are quick to grill over low heat and away from direct flame so the BBQ sauces doesn't burn and the meat stays tender. If grilling or baking indoors add 1 drop of liquid smoke to the sauce for extra authentic festival flavor and if using lamb try serving these with this homemade soft flat bread recipe over here.


This is part of a series on festival / fair food recipes galore. For more of these fun recipes for your next get-together click on over here.

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