Grilled Beef Suya (African Spiced Beef Kabobs)
Suya is the single most popular Roast African spicy skewered beef – An irresistible dish originating from the Hausa people in Nigeria and Cameroon where they enjoy the heat and savory flavor. Our version makes a quick, easy and yummy dish.
- 1 lb Flat Iron Steak, sliced thinly against the grain ·
- Roasted Peanuts · 3 cups
- Herbie's African Berbere Spice · 3 tablespoons
- Boullion (chicken, beef or mushroom) · 1 teaspoon
- 2 Fresno chilis, destemmed and deseeded and chopped ·
- 1/2 onion, roughly chopped ·
- garlic · 7 cloves
- Ginger, peeled and grated · 2 inches
- Peanut oil · 1/2 cup
- Red Cabbage, thinly sliced · 2 cups
- Green Cabbage, thinly sliced · 2 cups
- Grape or Cherry Tomatoes, halved · 1/2 pint
- Red onion, thinly sliced · 1 cup
- limes, juiced pluce more for serving · 2
- Honey · 1 teaspoon
- Olive Oil · 1/4 cup
- Herbie's African Berbere Spice · 1 teaspoon
In a food processor or blender, add garlic, chili peppers, ginger, and onion and blend to a paste. Add the peanuts, spice, and peanut oil, boullion and blend to form a paste. Add water as needed to thin to a pourable consistency.
Marinate the flatiron strips in the marinade overnight.
Heat a grill to medium high heat. Thread the beef onto metal skewers, or bamboo skewers that have been soaked for an hour.
Grill for five minutes on both sides until a nice char has formed and the skewers release from the grill easily.
Serve with Citrus slaw and extra limes for squeezing!
For the Slaw:
Whisk together lime juice, 1 teaspoon Berbere spice, honey, and olive oil. Toss the cabbage, onion, and tomatoes in the dressing.