Citrus-Marinated Beef & Fruit Kabobs

Cubes of Top Sirloin are marinated for flavor in a mixture of fresh-squeezed orange juice, orange peel, cilantro and smoked paprika. They are then grilled alongside a variety of fruit for a nutritious combination.

  • 45
    min
  • 4
    SERVINGS
  • 239
    Cal
  • 27 g
    Protein

Ingredients & Cooking

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound beef Top Sirloin Steak Boneless, cut 1 inch thick
  • 1 medium orange
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1 tablespoon smoked paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper (optional)
  • 4 cups cubed mango, watermelon, peaches and/or plums
  • Salt

Cooking:

  1. Grate peel and squeeze 2 tablespoons juice from orange; reserve juice. Combine orange peel, cilantro, paprika, and ground red pepper, if desired, in small bowl. Cut beef Steak into 1-1/4-inch pieces. Place beef and 2-1/2 tablespoons cilantro mixture in food-safe plastic bag; turn to coat. Place remaining cilantro mixture and fruit in separate food-safe plastic bags; turn to coat. Close bags securely.  Marinate beef and fruit in refrigerator 15 minutes to 2 hours.

  2. Soak eight 9-inch bamboo skewers in water 10 minutes; drain. Thread beef evenly onto four skewers leaving small space between pieces.  Thread fruit onto remaining four separate skewers.

  3. Place kabobs on grid over medium, ash-covered coals. Grill beef kabobs, covered, 5 to 7 minutes (over medium heat on preheated gas grill, 7 to 9 minutes) for medium rare (145°F) to medium (160°F) doneness, turning occasionally. Grill fruit kabobs 5 to 7 minutes or until softened and beginning to brown, turning once.

  4. Season beef with salt, as desired. Drizzle reserved orange juice over fruit kabobs.  

Nutrition Information

Butcher Counter

Citrus-Marinated Beef & Fruit KabobsTop Sirloin Steak Sirloin Primal

A flavorful cut that’s versatile and juicy. Great served as a steak or cut into kabobs.

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