Salted beef skewers with salsa

Steak skewers and salsa_71663Serves: 4
Prep and cook time: 35 min
Cooking skill: easy


  • For the salsa and steak:
  • 1 green pepper, cored, seeded, and finely diced
  • 1 large vine tomato, cored, seeded, and finely diced
  • 1/2 small onion, finely diced
  • 2 limes, juiced
  • 1 pinch Silver Spoon caster sugar
  • 1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 dash Tabasco
  • 4 British sirloin steaks, 7 oz each, trimmed of excess fat
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 2 tbsp oregano, chopped
  • Flaked sea salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper

To serve:

  • 200 g | 7 oz low-fat plain yoghurt
  • 1 handful coriander
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced


  1. For the salsa and steak: Stir together green pepper, tomato, onion, lime juice, sugar, extra-virgin olive oil, Tabasco, and salt and pepper to taste in a serving bowl. Cover and chill.
  2. Preheat barbecue to a moderately hot temperature, about 220°C | 425°F; if using charcoal, wait until coals turn white hot.
  3. Cut steak into four 14 cm | 5 inch x 6 cm | 2 1/2 inch pieces. Combine with olive oil, garlic, oregano, 2 tsp salt and some black pepper in a mixing bowl, turning to coat.
  4. Once barbecue is ready, thread two skewers through each steak. Lay steak onto barbecue, cooking for 3-4 minutes per side for medium; cook for more or less time depending on preference.
  5. Remove from barbecue and let rest under aluminium foil for 10 minutes.
  6. To serve: In meantime, blend yoghurt with coriander, lemon juice, and some salt and pepper to taste in a food processor.
  7. Present steak, salsa, and sauce on a platter.

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Last edited: 28 May 2020 at 09:14

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