Spiced beef skewers

By Drum Digital
24 February 2015

Only a light meal will do for you and your guests on those lazy, hot days. This quick and easy dish is just the thing to serve.

Serves 4

Preparation: 15 min

Cooking: 8 min


5 ml (1t) cumin

5 ml (1t) dried chilli flakes

2,5 ml (½ t) paprika

2,5 ml (½ t) salt

5 ml (1t) light soy sauce

5 ml (1t) oil

300 g sirloin/frying steak, sliced


60 ml (¼ c) olive oil

45 ml (3 T) orange juice

15 ml (1 T) light soy sauce

130 g mixed salad leaves

1 fresh fennel bulb, thinly sliced

2 nectarines, peeled and segmented

Soak 6-8 skewers in water.

1. Skewers Combine the cumin, chilli flakes, paprika, salt, soy sauce and oil in a bowl. Add the meat and stir to coat the pieces with the mixture then thread the meat onto skewers.

2. Heat a griddle over high heat, place the skewers in the pan and cook for 2 minutes on each side. Remove from heat.

3. Nectarine salad Pour the olive oil, orange juice and soy sauce into a bowl, season and mix well. On a platter arrange mixed salad leaves, fennel, nectarines and beef skewers. Sprinkle with dessing.

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