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Thai Basil Beef Kebabs

Thai Basil Beef Kebabs from the Whole Smiths. Gluten-free, paleo friendly and perfect for any BBQ.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: dinner / main
Cuisine: Gluten Free / Paleo
Servings: 6 -8
Author: the Whole Smiths


  • 3 lbs. beef cubed into 2 inch pieces best cuts to use: top sirloin, rib eye, tri-tip
  • 1/4 C. Chosen Foods avocado oil
  • 3 Tbsp. sesame oil
  • 3 Tbsp. rice wine vinegar
  • 5 cloves of garlic smashed + 5 cloves of garlic minced
  • 2 Tbsp. minced / grated fresh ginger
  • 1 Tbsp. + 1/2 C. honey
  • 1/3 C. coconut aminos
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 C. water
  • 1/2 C. apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp. red pepper flakes
  • 1 Tbsp. arrowroot flour
  • 1 onion cut into 2 inch pieces
  • 3 red bell pepper cut into 2 inch pieces
  • 1/2 C. basil chopped
  • salt + pepper to taste
  • Chosen Foods Avocado Oil Cooking Spray


  • Salt and pepper beef well
  • Once you've let the steaks rest add 1/4 avocado oil, sesame oil, rice wine vinegar, 5 cloves of crushed garlic, 1 Tbsp. of ginger, 1 Tbsp. of honey, 1/3 C. coconut aminos and 1 tsp of salt to a large plastic bag bowl and whisk together to create the marinade
  • Add marinade and steak cubes to a large Ziplock bag and let rest 4-6 hours
  • To make the glaze add water, 1/2 C. honey and apple cider vinegar to a pot and heat until it comes to a boil
  • Lower to a rolling simmer and add garlic, ginger, red pepper flakes (add more for additional heat)
  • Simmer for 5 minutes
  • In a smal bowl add 1 Tbsp of water and 1 Tbsp of arrowroot power and sit until it it smooth
  • Add arrowroot mix to pot and combine well
  • Once arrowroot is well combined and sauce has thicken removed from heat and set aside
  • Use Chosen Foods Avocado Oil Spray to spray onions and peppers
  • Season onions and peppers well using salt & pepper
  • Add meat, peppers and onion to skewers alternating each
  • Once kebabs / skewers are ready, prepare your grill fire
  • When BBQ is ready, spray grill grate liberally with Chosen Foods Avocado Oil Spray
  • Add kebabs and cook each side for 3-4 minutes
  • Once each side has been cooked, brush Thai Chili glaze onto each side and cook and additional one minute each side
  • Remove from grill and let meat rest covered 5 minutes prior to serving
  • Sprinkle basil generously over the top and serve