How to marinate kebab in pomegranate juice
A few words about kebabs
Kebab - a dish that is probably known to all. Who does not like juicy meat smelling of smoke and spices? However, not everyone knows how tasty marinated kebabs are. There are a lot of recipes, but which one to choose? This story tells how to marinate pork kebab in pomegranate juice. The method is interesting and original. If everything is done correctly, the feeders will not be dragged away from the dish.
Before you marinate skewers, you must first choose the meat. Pork neck or ribs are most suitable for this recipe. The main thing is that the meat was not lean (must be with fat). Quantity - 1 kg. You will also need pomegranate juice - 1 cup (or 2 if it is not freshly squeezed). There are nuances here. The standard store product from tetrapack is poorly suitable for this purpose. Because most often it is made not only from a pomegranate, but it is also even diluted. Best of all, of course, buy fruit and squeeze them yourself.This is the most ideal option. However, you can use the Uzbek pomegranate juice, which is sold in glass bottles. He is also not one hundred percent, but at least natural. If this product is not too sour, you can add the juice of one small lemon to the marinade. You will also need onions - 300-400 g., Spices to taste: bay leaf, black pepper, a little oregano (oregano herb), coriander and tarragon, salt. You can use ready-made combinations of seasonings for kebabs, but the effect can be different, since their compositions sometimes differ greatly.
Nothing is more interesting, how to marinate kebabs, enjoying this activity with all my heart. All stages of the process from cooking to eating - it is rest. Before marinating the skewers, the meat must be washed. Then cut it into pieces of about 5x5 cm. One onion is rubbed on a grater (it is possible in a combine), and the rest of the onion is cut into rings or half rings. Meat is put into the enameled container and thoroughly mixed with spices and salt. Let stand a little. Then you need to add onions, pomegranate juice and again mix everything thoroughly. Marinate need about 5 hours.In general, in this case, the longer the mixture stands, the more delicious the kebab will be.
How to marinate skewers using pomegranate juice is already known. Fragrant blend stands and waits in the wings.Now let's look at some of the nuances of cooking. For the fire is best to use fruit firewood. But it is not so necessary. Any other hardwood trees or purchased coal will do. It is undesirable to use coniferous firewood, as they are very resinous and can seriously spoil the taste of kebabs. However, juniper twigs can be added to the fire and even necessary: they give a pleasant smell. One hour before frying the meat, you can add about 100 g of refined vegetable oil to the marinade and mix it up - the kebab will be juicier. Chunks of pork must be strung on skewers (can be with onions, if it is cut into rings). Use of the grille is allowed. The meat should be well roasted from all sides, regularly turning skewers. The minus of the grid is that it does not allow this, but it is ideal for frying ribs. Dry red wine, brandy, vodka and other beverages are great for this dish. Bon Appetit!