Recipe courtesy of Beef Checkoff Program

Citrus-Marinated Beef and Fruit Kabobs

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  • Total: 30 min
  • Cook: 30 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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Ingredients

1 pound beef Top Sirloin Steak Boneless, cut 1 inch thick

1 medium orange

¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro

1 tablespoon smoked paprika

¼ teaspoon ground red pepper (optional)

4 cups cubed mango, watermelon, peaches and/or plums

Salt

Directions

  1. 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 1-¼ inch pieces. Place beef and 2-½ tablespoons cilantro mixture in food-safe plastic bag; turn to coat. Place remaining cilantro mixture and fruit in separate food-safe plastic bag; turn to coat. Close bags securely. Marinate beef and fruit in refrigerator 15 minutes to 2 hours.
  2. 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. 3.Place kabobs on grid over medium, ash-covered coals. Grill beef kabobs, covered, 8 to 10 minutes (over medium heat on preheated gas grill, 9 to 11 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. 4.Season beef with salt, as desired. Drizzle reserved orange juice over fruit kabobs.
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