Pot Kabobs

Hanan Hussein


The name of this recipe is an exact translation from its Egyptian name, where the word kabob simply means meat cubes and not how they are cooked.
This recipe is considered the everyday method of cooking beef cubes, nothing fancy, just easy to prepare, tasty tender meat.

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1 Hr 30 Min
Stove Top


2 Tbsp
olive oil, extra virgin
1 tsp
garlic, minced
1 lb
lean beef cut in cubes
1 Tbsp
onion flakes, dehydrated
cardamom pods
bay leaf
1 Tbsp
beef stock
salt and pepper


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1In a pot over medium heat add the olive oil and garlic and stir for about a minute, then add all other ingredients, bring the heat down to low, cover and simmer.

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2Let the meat release its natural liquids and cook in them till all liquid is absorbed or evaporated.
Increase the heat to medium and stir the meat continuously till it is seared all over.

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3Add enough boiling water to cover the meat then lower the heat and simmer till the meat is fork tender. Discard the bay leaf and cardamom.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Middle Eastern
Other Tag: Quick & Easy