This recipe came from a friend of mine named Lucy Mortensen, I have made these tons of times.  They are always a hit.  They do have to marinate over night, so plan ahead.

Peruvian Kabobs


Peruvian Shish Kabobs

Prep Time 1 day
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 1 day 15 minutes


  • 5 lbs. tender cut of beef cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 1 onion cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 4 cloves garlic diced
  • 1 cup oil
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1/2 cup vinegar
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 jar 16 ounce taco sauce
  • Chili Sauce
  • 1 small can green chili
  • 1/2 cup onion diced small
  • 3 garlic cloves pressed through garlic press
  • 1 jar taco sauce 16 ounce
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • dash oregano
  • 1 teaspoon salt


  • Mix all ingredients except beef and onion in a large bowl, add beef and onion. Cover and let marinate over night.
  • For the Chili Sauce
  • Mix all ingredients & let sit overnight or at least for a few hours, in refrigerator, before serving
  • Place meat and onion on skewers and grill
  • Serve with chili sauce


I have added red and yellow bell peppers to the marinade and I have added mushrooms when I cooked the kabobs.
I have also made my own salsa and used it in place of the taco sauce
Categories: Beef, Featured

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