Russian Style Shish Kebab Shashlik

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Oct. 12, 2015

A very simple recipe for the Russian Kebab, Shashlik. This is the version enjoyed by the tribesmen in the Caucuses.


For the marinade
Onions 5 , minced
Red wine vinegar 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Grapeseed oil 4 Tablespoon
Chives 1 Bunch (100 gm) , finely minced
Sea salt To Taste
Fresh ground black pepper To Taste
For the kebabs:
Pork shoulder 1 , cut in to 2 x 2 inch chunks
Beef tri tip 1 , cut in to 2 x 2 inch chunks
White onion 1 Large , cut in to 2 x 2 inch slices



1.  In a large bowl, combine minced onion, red wine vinegar, grapeseed oil, chives, sea salt, fresh ground black pepper. Mix well.

2.  Place the beef and pork in two separate zip lock bags and divide the marinade evenly among the two bags. Massage the marinade into the meat and allow to marinate for about 4 hours.

3.  Prepare the grill.



4.  On a skewer arrange beef pieces alternating with onion slices as shown in the video.

5.  On a separate skewer, arrange pork pieces alternating with onion slices.

6.  Place these skewers on the prepared grill and allow to cook rotating the kebabs occasionally for even cooking. Remove from the grill when done and allow to rest breifly.



7.  Serve hot.


Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 25 Minutes
Ready In: 25 Minutes
Servings: 8