Uyghur are a Turkic ethnic group, the largest ethnic minority in China. Most have Islamic beliefs, so their food is Halal. They are located mainly in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region of China. The Uyghur language is a Turkic language very similar to Turkish. The term Uyghur means "united" or "allied". Uyghur people are also found in Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Mongolia and Afghanistan
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1 hr 5 min
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5 min
6 servings



For the marinade: Place the beef cubes in a large mixing bowl. Add the vegetable oil, soy sauce, sea salt, chili flakes, coriander, cumin, ginger powder, nutmeg, paprika powder, pepper and garlic and mix well. Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes or overnight for a better result. 

Preheat the grill to medium-high heat. 

Thread the beef onto the skewers and grill for 3 minutes per side. Baste the beef with the oil as it cooks and sprinkle with the dried chili flakes and cumin. 

Serve with the lemon wedges.

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