Sirloin and Vegetable Kebabs

  • Yield: 4 servings


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


  1. Preheat a grill or grill pan until hot.
  2. 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.
  3. In a medium bowl, combine mushrooms, onions and remaining 1/4 cup olive oil. Season with salt and pepper; toss to coat.
  4. Divide steak among four skewers; thread, leaving 1/2 inch between each cube.
  5. Divide vegetables among another four skewers; thread. 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.