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Chipotle Beef Kabobs with Lime Cilantro Dipping Sauce

Chipotle Beef Kabobs with Lime Cilantro Dipping Sauce

Lori
Prep Time 45 mins
Cook Time 6 mins
Total Time 51 mins
Servings 8 -10 skewers

Ingredients
  

  • FOR THE DIPPING SAUCE
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • Juice of 1 lime and 1 teaspoon of zest
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1 small garlic clove minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt or to taste

  • FOR THE KABOBS
  • 2 pounds top sirloin cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 2 heaping tablespoons chopped chipotles in adobo
  • 3 large cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 cup quality olive oil
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt or to taste

Instructions
 

  • Mix the sauce ingredients and refrigerate so the flavors can meld.
  • Next, mix the marinade ingredients in a gallon Ziploc bag, add the meat, and refrigerate.
  • Marinade the beef for a minimum of 30 minutes, preferably longer.
  • Meanwhile, soak some wooden skewers in water for about 30 minutes.
  • Pre-heat an indoor or outdoor grill to medium or medium high, depending on your flame source.
  • Remove the marinaded beef from the refrigerator and stab 4 beef cubes per skewer, leaving some length at the base to act as a handle.
  • When the grill is hot, cook the beef skewers for about 3 minutes per side for a medium result.
  • Serve warm with the chilled dipping sauce.