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Sirloin and Vegetable Kebabs


These kabobs require little preparation and give maximum satisfaction.

  • Servings: 4


Source: Martha Stewart Living, September 1998


  • 4 teaspoons whole coriander seeds, finely ground
  • 4 teaspoons anise seeds, finely ground
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon ground paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • Salt
  • 1 1/2 pounds boneless sirloin steak, fat trimmed, cut into 1 1/4-inch cubes
  • 20 small white button mushrooms (10 ounces)
  • 12 red pearl onions (3 ounces), peeled and cut in half lengthwise
  • Freshly ground black pepper


  1. Heat a grill or grill pan. Place ground coriander and anise seeds in a medium bowl. Add garlic, paprika, cayenne pepper, and 1/4 cup olive oil. Season marinade with salt, and stir until combined. Add sirloin cubes, and stir to coat.

  2. In a medium bowl, combine mushrooms, onions, and remaining 1/4 cup olive oil. Season with salt and pepper; toss to coat.

  3. Divide steak among 4 skewers; thread, leaving 1/2 inch between each cube. Divide vegetables among another 4 skewers; thread.

  4. Grill the sirloin kebabs until well browned and medium rare, and grill the vegetable kebabs until glistening, tender, and slightly charred, 5 to 7 minutes for both. Serve on the skewers.

Reviews Add a comment

  • anahigtz
    1 SEP, 2008
    This was delicious and easy!!!!! I added more cayenne for an extra kick!
  • Chantelle
    27 JUL, 2008
    These were really good, but i found i had to add extra spices to boost the flavour factor, because i found it a little bland.