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Kabab Tabei is a delicious dish that you can make if you like to have kebabs but you don't want to use a grill or you don't have one. It's simple and can be ready in an hour with a handful of ingredients!
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Kabab Tabei - Persian Pan Kebab

Kabab Tabei is a delicious dish that you can make if you like to have kebabs but you don't want to use a grill or you don't have one. It's simple and can be ready in an hour with a handful of ingredients!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Persian
Servings: 4
Calories: 180kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 lb ground beef 93% lean is the best
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 to matoes cut into quarters

Instructions

  • Grate the onion and squeeze fully so the juice is all out. Discard the juice.
  • Put ground beef in a bowl, add grated onion and spiced to it. Mix and knead very well.*
  • Coat the bottom of a pan using one tablespoon olive oil.
  • Spread the beef mixture in the pan using a spatula or just your hands.
  • Using a spatula, divide the mixture into strips.
  • Place the pan on medium heat and cover with a lid.
  • When it starts to release its juice, uncover and let the juice evaporate.
  • Flip the kebabs using a spatula and let the other side brown, too.
  • In a small pan, heat some olive oil and fry the tomatoes.
  • Serve with white and saffron rice.

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Notes

To make the mixture perfect, my maman takes the mixture out with her hand and drops it back into the bowl forty times.

Nutrition

Calories: 180kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 70mg | Sodium: 661mg | Potassium: 592mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 512IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 3mg