grilled beef kebabs with spiced quinoa

grilled beef kebabs with spiced quinoa

grilled-beef-kebabs-with-spiced-quinoa

These grilled beef kebabs with spiced quinoa are perfect for a Friday night supper.

  • 35 mins + marinating
  • 4
  • Intermediate

INGREDIENTS

  • 500g beef rump steak, cubed
  • 30ml olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 45ml garam masala
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2cm ginger, finely chopped
  • 1 red chilli, chopped
  • 170ml quinoa
  • 375ml water
  • 100g packet currants
  • 150g packet baby spinach
  • 100g packet mixed nuts, chopped

METHOD

  1. Combine the steak, 15ml of the oil, 1 garlic clove, 10ml of the garam masala and lemon zest. Season. Rub the steak with the mixture and set aside for 30 minutes to marinate.
  2. Heat the remaining oil on medium-high and sauté the onion, remaining garlic, ginger and chilli. Add the remaining garam masala and fry for 2 minutes.
  3. Add the quinoa and water, bring to a boil, lower heat and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until the quinoa is tender. Add the currants, stir until well combined.
  4. Heat a griddle pan on medium-high. Thread the steak onto 4 skewers and grill for about 5 minutes on each side or until done to your liking.
  5. Serve the steak skewers with the spicy quinoa, baby spinach and mixed nuts.

FEATURE: VICKIE DE BEER ASSISTED BY JULIA VAN MAARSEVEEN PHOTOS: LEE SCHWAGELE

Magazine issue date: May, 2017


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