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Bison Kabobs with Cous Cous

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Here is another bison specialty for all the bison-meat lovers. Serve this on any friendly get-together with a glass of exotic wine and enjoy a leisurely afternoon. Watch the video to learn, how to prepare these grilled bison kabobs, without taking much pain.
  Extra virgin olive oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Red wine vinegar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Granulated garlic 1 Tablespoon
  Black pepper 1 Tablespoon, cracked
  Oregano 1 Tablespoon
  Basil 1 Tablespoon
  Sea salt 1 Teaspoon
  Thyme 1 Teaspoon
  Baby bello mushrooms 16 Ounce, washed and drained
  Red pepper 1 , cut into 1 inch pieces (Save the tops and the bottoms)
  Yellow pepper 1 , cut into 1 inch pieces (Save the tops and the bottoms)
  Green pepper 1 , cut into 1 inch pieces (Save the tops and the bottoms)
  Bison steaks 200 Gram, cut into 1 inch pieces (3 steaks)
For cous cous
  Cous cous 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Squash 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), roasted and sliced
  Tomatoes 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), roasted and sliced
  Green onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), sliced
  Extra virgin olive oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Orange 1⁄2 , juice extracted

1. Soak the skewer in the water for 30 minutes.
2. Preheat the grill to medium heat.

3. In a measuring cup add in the extra virgin olive oil, red wine vinegar, granulated garlic, cracked black pepper, oregano, basil, sea salt, and thyme. Whisk to combine all the ingredients.
4. Pour half of this marinade into a bowl with the baby Bello mushrooms, red onion, red, yellow and green peppers. Toss to coat.
5. In a medium bowl add in the bison, and pour in the other half of the marinade and toss.
6. Skewer the marinated vegetables and bison separately.
7. Cook the vegetable skewers on the grill for 10-12 minutes, turning frequently, and cook the bison skewers for about 3-4 minutes per side.
8. For Cous Cous – In a pot of boiling water, add in the cous cous and cover, turning the heat off.
9. Take out the cooked cous cous into a large bowl and add in the reserved peppers, green onion, squash and tomatoes.
10. Drizzle in extra virgin olive oil and juice the orange. Toss to combine.

11. Serve Cous Cous with the skewers placed on top.

Things You Will Need
Bamboo Skewers

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 824 Calories from Fat 440

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 48 g73.4%

Saturated Fat 6.7 g33.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 24.3 mg8.1%

Sodium 442.8 mg18.5%

Total Carbohydrates 73 g24.5%

Dietary Fiber 12.8 g51.1%

Sugars 6.2 g

Protein 26 g51.7%

Vitamin A 41.2% Vitamin C 246.6%

Calcium 12.8% Iron 24.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


shantihhh's picture
Excellent recipe!!!!! YUM! Shanti/Mary-Anne
srividya76's picture
Delicious recipe!!!
Anonymous's picture
Could you please tell what you can substitute cous cous with if you don't get it ? BTW what is cous cous actually?
Anonymous's picture
If I am right, Cous Cous is something like a pasta, made using semolina wheat with wheat flour coating. It is often served with meat or vegetable stew. Hope this helps :)
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