Persian Kabob

Persian Kabob

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"This is how my mother-in-law was taught by her Persian mother-in-law to make kabob. We always grill onions, bell pepper, and tomatoes to go along with our meal. This is wonderful served with Persian rice and a cucumber salad."


6 h 30 m servings 263 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 263 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 14.4 g
  • 22%
  • Carbs:
  • 4.4g
  • 1%
  • Protein:
  • 27.1 g
  • 54%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 83 mg
  • 28%
  • Sodium:
  • 84 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large bowl, mix the yogurt, onion, and mint. Place the beef cubes in the mixture. Cover, and marinate at least 6 hours in the refrigerator.
  2. Preheat an outdoor grill for high heat.
  3. Place the marinated beef cubes on skewers, and grill, turning occasionally, 15 minutes, or to desired doneness.
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  1. 45 Ratings


Fantastic recipe! I added a few extras for my version; fresh mint instead of dried, a dash of lemon juice, pinch of coarse pepper, kosher salt, and a tablespoon of curry. Skewered with red onion...

It seems there are as many ways to cook this as there are cooks! I, too, added a little garlic and some sumac. Because mint is in the garden right now I used that. Guess I should dry some min...

This is my family's all-time favorite thing for dinner! The yogurt tenderizes the meat. **The longer this marinates, even up to 48 hours, the better it will taste. Note to other reviews: Fo...

well... the way we make kabobs is more flavorful. just yogurt and mint won't help. it is important to add a lot of different types of spices. cayenne pepper.. garlic, ginger, salt, pepper, (some...

O.k. marinade...I marinaded for 6 hours maybe that was the problem, there didn't seem to be a lot of flavor.

I gave this 4 out of 5 stars simply because I wasn't sure what to do after marinating the meat - do I grill it with the yogurt dripping off, do I wipe off the yogurt, do I rinse off the yogurt? ...

The yogurt made the beef so tender and the favor was tasty. I thought it was easy to prepare and fast to cook. I added tomatos, onions and mushrooms with the meat on the skewers. I served with...

Superb in flavor. The longer it is marinated the better! A super tender succulent kabob.

This turned out terrific. The meat was tender and juicy and just perfect. Thank you for a wonderful recipe. We will make this again and again.