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Recipe Wednesday- Sirloin Skewers

This recipe came from my father-in-law, Bradford. And it is tasty!

Sirloin Skewers
1/3 cup soy sauce
2 Tbsp vegetable oil
2 Tbsp brown sugar
1 tsp season salt
1 tsp ground ginger
1 garlic clove- minced
1.5 lbs sirloin steak cut into 1&1/4 inch cubes
mushrooms
peppers
walla walla onion

Combine first 6 ingredients. Mix well. Cube meat. Add to marinade. Put in refrigerator.

Soak skewers. Chop vegetables. Alternate meat and vegetables on skewer. Have husband cook on the grill.

This is my all time favorite dinner during summer. Please share yours!

Also, you can find Chapter 2 of my summer vacation below.



Comments

Deby said…
This is simple and easy and yummy. Just my style.

1 pork loin from COSTCO
anise seeds
salt
pepper
extra virgin olive oil

Rub the pork loin with EVOO (as Rachel Ray would say). Then sprinkle with anise seeds, salt and pepper. Put in the fridge for at least one hour.

Pre-heat the grill to a medium high heat. Cook for 20 - 25 minutes turning often.

Way yum!
Brad said…
Are you sure it was me? I don't recall ever eating vegetables!
Mandee said…
Brad, are you being funny? I could have sworn I remember Aaron calling you to get the recipe for the marinade.

Deby, what are anise seeds?
Deby said…
Anise seeds are a common ingredient in Italian baked goods. You can buy them in the grocery store with all the spices. I like using them in cookies. The anise with the meat is remarkably good. I first tried it at my neighbors house and they had gotten the idea from another friend of theirs.
grandma jojo said…
trust me it wasn't brad! i cracked up when i read that the recipe came from him. it was probably aimee or josh.
anise seeds smell like licorice.

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