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Spiedies Recipe

Spiedies Recipe

Spiedis is a traditional Italian dish featuring skewered meat grilled like kabobs, then wrapped in Italian bread and eaten like a sandwich. The seasonings in this recipe work well with pork, beef, lamb, poultry and other meats. —Gertrude Skinner, Binghamton, New York
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min. YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup canola oil
  • 2/3 cup cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried marjoram
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 2-1/2 pounds boneless lean pork, beef, lamb, venison, chicken or turkey, cut into 1-1/2-to 2-inch cubes
  • Italian rolls or hot dog buns

Directions

  • 1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the oil, vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, onion and seasonings; add meat. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate for 24 hours, turning occasionally.
  • 2. Drain and discard marinade. Thread meat on metal or soaked wooden skewers. Using long-handled tongs, moisten a paper towel with cooking oil and lightly coat the grill rack.
  • 3. Grill meat, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 10-15 minutes or until meat reaches desired doneness, turning occasionally. Remove meat from skewers and serve on long Italian rolls or hot dog buns. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (calculated without Italian rolls) equals 323 calories, 22 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 83 mg cholesterol, 156 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 29 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer