How to make spicy Portuguese espetada!

How to make spicy Portuguese beef steak kabobs

These cloudy days are ideal for something a bit spicy, and of course what would a meal be without meat. So, here is how you can make Spicy Portuguese Beef Steak Kabobs, also known as espetada. Enjoy this light and tasty meal.

You will need:

1-1/2 pounds boneless beef top sirloin steak, cut 1-1/4 inches thick
1 large red bell pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces

2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 teaspoons hot pepper sauce
1 clove garlic, minced
1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper (optional)


  1. Cut beef steak into 1-1/4-inch pieces. Combine seasoning ingredients in medium bowl. Add beef; toss. Alternately thread beef and bell pepper onto six 10-inch metal skewers.
  2.  Place kabobs on grid over medium, ash-covered coals. Grill, covered, 8 to 10 minutes (over medium heat on preheated gas grill, 9 to 11 minutes) for medium rare (145°F) to medium (160°F) doneness, turning once. Season with salt.

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