Calabrian Steak

Spiedini are skewered and grilled meat, like a kabob. They are seen most often in the Abruzzo region of Italy. Spiedini were made by shepherds as they were out with their herds. Our version has a flavor kick with a marinade of Calabrian chili oil.

INGREDIENTS

  • NY strip steak
  • multicolor fingerling potatoes
  • cherry tomatoes
  • tablespoon sea salt
  • black pepper
  • skewers
  • lemons
  • chili oil
  • Calabrain salsa verde

KITCHEN TOOLS

  • cutting board
  • chef's knife
  • 4 wooden skewers
  • 1 small bowl
  • 1 medium bowl
  • grill

PREP & COOKING INSTRUCTIONS

PREP TIME: 45 MINUTES | ASSEMBLE & COOK TIME: 15 MINUTES

STEP 1: Soak skewers in warm water for minimum of 10 minutes. Cut lemons in half. Slice 1 half into wedges that will be used to garnish. Juice remaining 2 ½ lemons, discard seeds and pour the juice into small bowl with chili oil. Add sea salt, and pepper. Mix with whisk or fork.

STEP 2: Dice strip steak into 1 ½ inch cubes.

STEP 3: Slice fingerling potatoes into ½ inch discs.

STEP 4: Thread strip steak, fingerling potatoes, and cherry tomatoes onto 4 skewers. Place skewers into shallow food grade container and pour the marinade over them. Cover the container and marinade for 30-60 minutes in the refrigerator. After skewers have marinated for 30-60 minutes, remove from marinade (reserve extra marinade for basting).

STEP 5: Place skewers in a well-oiled grill. Grill for 5-7 minutes on each side or until steak is cooked to your liking and potatoes are tender. Baste with marinade as needed. Remove from grill and let cool slightly.

STEP 6: Place skewers onto serving platter. Garnish with Calabrian salsa verde and lemon wedges.

     

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    Sierra Nevada Pale Ale or any other local pale ale that you enjoy goes well with these dishes.

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