Elevate your grilling game with our Grilled Chicken & Beef Skewers Recipe, a tantalizing fusion of marinated meats and vibrant veggies! The succulent chicken breasts and sirloin steaks, cut into evenly sized cubes, soak up the rich flavors of a soy sauce, lemon juice, and honey marinade. Seasoned with Chicago Steak Seasoning and Carolina BBQ, these skewers offer a symphony of tastes.
1/2 cup Soy sauce
4 tbsp Lemon juice
3 tbsp Red wine vinegar
1/2 cup Worcestershire sauce
3 tbsp Honey
Fresh vegetables – mushrooms, bell peppers, red onions, pineapple
Metal or wooden skewers
Cut 3 medium to large-sized chicken breasts and 3 sirloin steaks into evenly sized cubes.
In a mixing bowl, whisk together olive oil, soy sauce, lemon juice, red wine vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, and honey.
Allow the meat to marinate for at least half an hour or longer to absorb the flavors.
Rub 4 tablespoons of Chicago Steak Seasoning onto both sides of the sirloin steak cubes.
Apply 4 tablespoons of Carolina BBQ seasoning onto both sides of the chicken cubes.
Lightly drizzle olive oil over the fresh veggies – mushrooms, bell peppers, red onions, pineapple.
Combine the marinated meat and seasoned veggies onto metal or wooden skewers, alternating between meat and vegetables for a balanced skewer.
Grill the skewers to your desired temperature, approximately 8-9 minutes, or until the meat registers about 140–145 degrees Fahrenheit for medium doneness.
Pull the skewers off the grill and onto a plate.
Allow them to sit for a few moments before serving, letting the juices redistribute for a more succulent bite.
Present these delicious skewers as a flavorful and colorful dish, perfect for a barbecue gathering or a delightful family meal.
Suggested Sides/Wine & Drink Parings:
Caprese Salad Skewers: Create mini skewers with cherry tomatoes, fresh mozzarella balls, and basil leaves. Drizzle them with balsamic glaze for a bite-sized, refreshing side that complements the grilled flavors.
Roasted Potatoes: Roasted potatoes are a classic side dish that go well with steak. Cut the potatoes into wedges or cubes, toss them with some olive oil, garlic, rosemary, and salt, and roast them in the oven until crispy and golden.
Garlic Herb Butter Grilled Corn on the Cob: Grill corn on the cob and slather it with a mixture of garlic herb butter. The smoky sweetness of grilled corn enhances the overall barbecue experience.
Cabernet Sauvignon: The robust and rich characteristics of Cabernet Sauvignon can stand up well to the bold flavors of the Carolina BBQ & Chicago Steak Seasoning on the sirloin & chicken skewers. Its notes of black fruit, subtle spices, and moderate tannins can complement the savory meat and provide a sophisticated touch to the meal.
Citrus Sangria: Create a citrus sangria with white wine, citrus fruits (lemons, oranges), and a splash of soda water. The fruity and zesty notes of the sangria can echo the citrus elements in the marinade, creating a harmonious pairing with the skewers.
Consistent Cube Sizes: Ensure that you cut the chicken and sirloin into evenly sized cubes. This helps in achieving uniform cooking, ensuring that each piece cooks at the same rate. Uniform sizes also contribute to a visually appealing presentation.
Pre-soak Wooden Skewers: If using wooden skewers, soak them in water for at least 30 minutes before threading the meat and vegetables. This prevents the skewers from burning on the grill. Alternatively, consider using metal skewers for convenience.
Balanced Marination Time: While marinating the meat is essential for flavor, be mindful not to exceed the recommended marination time. Over-marinating can result in a mushy texture. Aim for at least 30 minutes to let the flavors infuse without compromising the texture of the meat.
These tips should help you achieve perfectly grilled and flavorful Chicken and Sirloin Skewers. Enjoy your grilling adventure!