Brazilian Beef Skewers

Christmas in South Carolina is perfect grilling weather! Brazilian may not feel like a traditional Christmas meal, but in my family, it just might be

brazilian-beef-skewersThe meat is a lean London broil, marinated in a flavorful mix of lemon juice, garlic and spices.

marinated-beef-skewersToss the skewers on a hot grill for a minute or two per side, or to your preferred level of doneness.

brazilian-beef-kabobs-2Make a meal out of it! Serve the beef skewers with a quick and easy chimichurri, and add a side of pão de queijo (Brazilian cheese buns). I also made some rice and beans because rice is good and black beans are amazing.


Brazilian Beef Skewers

Brazilian Beef Skewers

Brazilian beef skewers are a fantastic marinated meat, served with easy homemade chimichurri sauce.


  • 2 lbs london broil, with fat trimmed
  • 1/4 c. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 c. lemon juice
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper


  1. Cut the beef into thin strips.
  2. Combine beef and all other ingredients in a glass bowl. Cover and refrigerate for 2 to 4 hours.
  3. Thread the beef onto skewers. Grill on medium-high heat for 1 to 2 minutes per side, or to preferred level of cooking.
  4. Serve with chimichurri sauce.

just barely adapted from taste

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