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Orange Thyme Beef Kabobs


serves 4


1½ lbs lean boneless sirloin

½ cup fresh orange juice

1 clove garlic, minced

3 Tbs extra-virgin olive oil

2 Tbs fresh thyme leaves, minced

2 medium thin-skinned oranges, unpeeled

fresh thyme sprigs, tied into a bundle, for use as basting brush


Slice steak diagonally across grain into 1 x ¼ inch strips.

Combine juice, garlic, oil and minced thyme. Pour over meat and marinate 30 minutes.

Slice oranges crosswise into ½ inch slices; cut each slice into eight wedges.

Weave steak onto skewers accordion-style, placing an orange wedge between each loop.

Grill over medium-hot coals for 10 minutes, turning and basting with marinade until beef reaches desired doneness. Serve hot.

Discard thyme basting brush.

Grilling with Fresh Herbs: 17 Easy and Delicious Recipes, 1989, Herb-Bits, Norwalk, CT.


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