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Beef Shish Kabobs

Rated as 4.54 out of 5 Stars

"Bacon-wrapped water chestnuts, pineapple chunks and stew meat are basted with a simple marinade from Gerri Layo of Massena, New York. 'These kabobs can be assembled ahead, so they're ideal for family get-togethers,' she writes. 'They're a delicious alternative to hot dogs and hamburgers.'"
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45 m servings
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the first seven ingredients; mix well. Remove 1/3 cup for basting; cover and refrigerate. Add beef to bag; seal and turn to coat. Refrigerate overnight.
  2. In a skillet over medium heat, partially cook the bacon. Wrap each piece around a water chestnut slice. Drain and discard marinade from beef. On metal or soaked wooden skewers, alternately thread bacon-wrapped water chestnuts, pineapple and beef. Grill, covered, over medium heat for 10-15 minutes or until meat reaches desired doneness, basting frequently with reserved marinade.


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Simply wonderful! I added bell pepper, which was awesome!

The flavor is a little strong. I find it tends to overpower the beef.

This was great! The marinade is delish...I think I will try it on lamb next time.

Husband loved it! I thought it was a little salty from too much Soy. But overall pretty good. Thx

added mushrooms, red and yellow bell peppers, and was going to but forgot red onions. delicious marinade.

Cooked these today on a propane grill. I omitted the chestnuts because they kept falling apart on the skewr. Overall, a great marinate I got a lot of compliments! I made enough for 30 yet had en...

be sure to baste. or put it all in foil and grill - very juicy

The marinade is delicious! I just used it to marinade my pork, and then put red onions, peppers and fresh mushrooms on the kabob. And they looked really pretty with red, orange and green peppers...