Spiced beef skewers

By Hope Malau
24 February 2015

If you're looking for a light meal for you and your family tonight, 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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