Southwestern Beef Kebabs

1 comment

Appears in Cook's Illustrated May/June 2000

Most beef kebabs are disappointing, with overcooked meat and vegetables that are either raw or mushy. Using inexpensive beef, we set out to find a simple one-skewer recipe that cooked everything perfectly.

SERVES4 to 6 as a main course

TIME1¼ hours, plus 1 hour marinating

Southwestern Beef Kebabs


To create a beef kebab recipe that would reliably deliver juicy, flavorful beef, cooked from rare to medium on the inside and richly caramelized on the outside, we found that a tender but flavorful cut of beef, such as top blade steak or to...