The meat skewers Have a variety of immense preparation. Many international cuisines have their own style and recipe book when preparing meat skewers, such as traditional ones Kebab , made of chicken , Lamb or veal, and seasoned and cooked in different ways.
In our region, Skewers We can find them as a tapa or appetizer, or as a main course accompanied by potatoes, salad or among other side dishes. In addition, they have room for all types of meat: chicken, beef, pork, lamb, etc.
They can be presented in both wood and metal skewers, as both resist cooking and high temperatures, leaving no taste in meat and other ingredients.
Only with meat , Of a variety or more, or combined with vegetables and even with fruit, the skewers of meat will surely be a hit on the table. In addition, children love it because they are very fun to eat because they use their hands.
As we have said, the skewers of meat present thousands of different recipes, either by its composition or by its way of cooking. Let's see some of them.
Skewers of chicken breast, sausage, zucchini and yellow pepper
- Chicken breast
- Yellow pepper
- Clean the chicken, remove the skin and cut into pieces. Cut the sausages into pieces.
- Wash yellow pepper and zucchini and cut into slices.
- Insert in the skewers a piece of meat one of zucchini, a sausage and the pepper And start again until the skewer is complete.
- On a baking sheet with kitchen paper or on the rack, place the skewers formed.
- Add above all, A pinch of salt and a splash of oil.
- Bake at 180 degrees for 20 to 25 minutes.
- Serve with a salad of lettuce and tomato.
Beef kebabs with beer
- Chicken breast
- Pork loin
- Pork bacon
- A leaf of sage
- Red pepper
- Yellow or green pepper
For the marinade
- Chopped rosemary
- Red beer
- Juice and lemon zest
For the beer sauce
- 2 chopped shallots
- 3 tomatoes
- 1 green chile
- Chopped thyme
- Olive oil
- 2 leaves of basil
- Rosemary vinegar rice (or apple)
- A glass of beer
We will begin to prepare all the ingredients that will be needed to form skewers. Divide the sausage into 8 pieces and the chicken and pork into pieces of the same size. Put only pieces of pork in a bowl and sprinkle with paprika to fit the meat perfectly.
Cut the pork belly so that you can get 8 pieces that can be folded like a book (about 20 grams) and put in the middle a sage leaf. Taking A piece of chicken, put on it a small line of rosemary And wrap completely with a slice of bacon: proceed in the same way with the remaining chicken meat.
Then wash, dry, remove the seeds and filaments from the interior and cut the pitched peppers by getting 16 red squares and 16 yellow (or green) squares. Take the wooden (or steel) chopsticks to string a piece of pork. Then a square of red pepper, chicken meat wrapped in bacon, a square of yellow (or green) pepper, sausage, a square of red pepper, bacon bent with sage, even a layer of yellow pepper and finally a piece Of pork.
Prepare the marinade for skewers
In a bowl put the chopped rosemary and sage, pour the red beer, add the oil, juice and lemon zest, salt and pepper. Mix well, Sprinkle the liquid on the skewers and marinate for at least half an hour.
Prepare the beer sauce
Chop the shallots into small pieces , And tomato, green chile, rosemary and chopped thyme. In a skillet fry the shallots with the olive oil, add the tomatoes and one by one all the ingredients: green chile, basil leaves, rosemary and thyme chopped, vinegar rice (or apple), paprika, salt , Pepper and finally beer. Bake for 10 minutes until all ingredients are cooked.
At this point, put the mixture into a glass and beat it all with a blender. Put the sauce on low heat to reduce, until obtaining a very thick sauce. Remove the skewers from the marinade and cook in a frying pan or grill until desired cooking, about 20 minutes. Brush meat skewers with marinade. Serve the skewers with beer sauce obtained or put it in a saucepan and let your imitates put as much as they want.
The skewers of meat to beer Are consumed in the moment, just after cooking, Otherwise the meat loses its fragrance.
If you use wooden chopsticks, remember to soak for one hour before forming the skewer so that it does not become black while cooking on the grill.