Moroccan beef skewers

Moroccan beef skewers

Need a beef recipe for dinner tonight? Try these moroccan beef skewers with your next barbeque. They are yummy!

  • Recipe serves:4
  • Preparation time70 min
  • Cooking time40 min


  • 450g Beef Mince
  • 2 cloves Garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 tsp Ground Cumin
  • 3 tbsp Parsley, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp Ground All spice
  • 2 Royco Beef Cubes
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil, for rubbing over skewers
  • 2 tbsp Breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup Olive Oil,
  • 1 tsp Salt,
  • 1 Egg, beaten
  • 2/3 cup Greek Style Yogurt
  • Finely grated rind and juice of 1 Lemon
  • Salt & Pepper,


  • Preheat a bbq to medium high heat.
  • In a large bowl combine beef, garlic, 2 tbsp of parsley, spices, Royco Beef Cubes cune crumbles, breadcrumbs and eggs.
  • Season it with salt and pepper and mix thoroughly with your hands.
  • Divide the mixture evenly into 8 balls.
  • Place a meatball onto the end of a skewer and gently mould it into a flat sausage shape down the skewer, packing it tightly with your hand.
  • This should be about 10 cm long, 4 cm wide and 2 cm thick.
  • Repeat with remaining meat.
  • Rub a little olive oil onto each meat skewer and cook on the bbq for about 4 mins per side, or until cooked through.
  • Remove from the bbq to a plate and rest for 3 mins.
  • While the meat is cooking, make the cous cous: Combine the stock and salt in a medium saucepan, and bring to the boil.
  • Cover the pan tightly and stand for 5 mins, or until the liquid is absorbed and the cous cous is tender.
  • Fluff with a fork and mix in the olive oil and 1 tbsp of parsley.
  • Season it with pepper to taste, cover and keep warm.
  • Remove the pan from the heat and stir in the cous cous.
  • Mix the yoghurt in a small bowl with lemon rind and juice and season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Spoon the cous cous evenly onto the centre of 4 serving places.
  • Place 2 skewers next to each mound of cous cous and top with a dollop of the lemon yogurt sauce, serve immediately.