Spicy Beef Kebabs With Watermelon Salad

Spicy Beef Kebabs With Watermelon Salad
Christopher Baker
Cooling watermelon counteracts the spicy grilled jalapeño peppers.

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Serves 4
cooking
20
minutes

Ingredients

1/4
medium watermelon (about 2 pounds), cut into pieces
1/4
red onion, thinly sliced
1/2
cup
torn fresh mint leaves
kosher salt and black pepper
1 1/2
pounds
tri-tip or sirloin steak, cut into 16 pieces (about 1 1/2 inches each)
8
red jalapeño peppers, cut into 1-inch-thick rings
1
lime, cut into wedges

Directions

  1. Heat grill to medium-high. Soak 8 wooden skewers for 10 minutes.
  2. Arrange the watermelon on a plate. Sprinkle with the onion, mint, and ¼ teaspoon each salt and pepper. Set aside.
  3. Thread the beef and jalapeños onto skewers and season with ½ teaspoon each salt and pepper. Grill, turning frequently, 6 to 8 minutes for medium-rare.
  4. Serve with the lime wedges and watermelon salad.
Kate Merker and Sara Quessenberry
August 2010

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories From Fat 125
  • Fat 14 g
  • Sat Fat 5 g
  • Cholesterol 111 mg
  • Sodium 458 mg
  • Protein 38 g
  • Carbohydrate 26 g
  • Sugar 19 g
  • Fiber 3 g
  • Iron 6 mg
  • Calcium 51 mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.