The simple method of preparing meat on an open grill goes back to ancient biblical times. To this day, Israelis tend to prefer their meat prepared in this manner. Shishlik is one of the most popular dishes requested at restaurants, and is perfect for celebrating Yom HaAtzmaut or Lag BaOmer.
1 pound tender beef or lamb, diced into 1-inch cubes
1 clove garlic, crushed
1 tablespoon oil
Salt and pepper
- Marinate diced meat in garlic and oil for 1/2 hour.
- Remove and put meat cubes on skewers. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
- Place over charcoal grill or in broiler.