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Steak Bite Kabobs

I wanted to make my hubby steak for Father's Day.  However, when I looked in my freezer, I realized that I didn't have any steak (time to buy more beef from my calf-raising dad).  I had a few roasts though.  I cut one of the roasts up into cubes (I felt like a real butcher), then I marinated them overnight and skewered them on kabob sticks and grilled them.  Delicious!  My kids especially liked them.   

Grilled Steak Bite Kabobs

1.  Cut beef into cubes.

2.  Make marinade.  I used my favorite beef marinade from Mel's Kitchen Cafe.  

1 c. soy sauce (I used 3/4 c. and it works great)
1/2 c. brown sugar
1/2 c. apple cider vinegar
1/2 c. pineapple juice (I buy the six pack of little pineapple juice cans)
3 garlic cloves, minced

3.  Marinate beef overnight or at least for a few hours.

4.  Soak kabob sticks if you're using wood.  Stick meat onto skewers.  Try to use the same size of meat pieces one each kabob, so they cook evenly.  

5.  Grill meat on one side for a few minutes, then turn kabob stick over and grill on the other side until the meat is done to your liking.  It doesn't take long to grill them.  


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