Alambres (Mexican Style Skewers)

Prep Time:
30 minutes
Cook Time:
6-12 minutes
8 servings

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1 1/2pounds beef fajita skirt steak,

1largeSweet white onion peel and cut into 8 wedges,

1can (12 oz.)Negra modelo beer,

8Jalapeño chiles,

16H-E-B seriously sweet tomatoes,

8Metal skewers,

*Non-stick cooking spray,

*Salt & pepper,

1pouch each:H-E-B Fresher Lasting® ranchera and salsa verde sauce,


1Cut the beef fajita skirt steak into 1–inch strips 2 inches long and set aside. Combine the meat, onion, and Negra Modelo Beer in a large zipper bag and marinate in refrigerator for 2 hours or overnight.

2Skewer the Alambres in the following order: tomato, meat, onion, meat, jalapeño, meat and tomato. Spray the Alambres with non-stick cooking spray and season to taste with salt & pepper. Arrange Alambres on a tray or baking sheet, cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate until ready to grill.

3Spray grill rack with non-stick cooking spray to prevent sticking. Prepare charcoal or gas grill for cooking (375F). Place Alambres on grill rack and grill each side for 6 to 12 minutes depending on the degree of doneness you desire: 6 minutes medium rare, 8 minutes medium and 12 minutes for well done. Place the grilled Alambres on a serving platter and serve with Ranchera or Salsa Verde.

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