Bison Shish Kebabs

Quick Kebab Facts:
The Shish Kebab, originating from Turkey, is traditionally created using tomato, onion, pepper and lamb. Kebab, in the Middle East often used to describe a variety of grilled dishes. This specific Shish Kebab boasts flavours native to the Turkey region. 
We are putting a little twist on the traditional dish and substituting bison for lamb! Try it out and your tastebuds will sure to travel to Turkey. For best results cook over hot coals. This will allow the juices and any fat to drip into the embers and smoke to permeate the meat.



Serves 8 skewers. 4-8 people.


  • 1 tbsp Turkish chili paste or sweet pepper paste
  • 1/2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1/2 tbsp Aleppo pepper
  • 1 clove of garlic, crushed to a paste with a little salt 
  • water
  • 1 package of diced bison, if there are larger chunks cut into smaller, more bite-sized, pieces.
  • 2 tomates, cut into 4 wedges
  • 2 onions, cut into 4 wedges
  • 8 long, green pepper or 2 red romano peppers, cut into 4 sections


  1. Make the marinade by mixing the chili paste, tomato paste, Aleppo pepper, garlic, 1 1/2 tsp salt and 1/2 tsp black pepper with a splash of water (just enough to be able to mix). Add the meat and mix well. Leave to marinate in the fridge over night, or at least for a few hours. 
  2. Add the bison, tomatoes, onions and peppers to 8 skewers. Or if you would like add just the meat to a couple skewers and just the veggies the other skewers. Make sure the ingredients don't cover an area larger than your heat, or the ends will not be properly cooked. If you can't fit everything onto 8 skewers, just use more.
  3. Grill the skewers over very hot coals  or on your bbq until the bison is cooked to your liking, turning regularly. Serve immediately.

This dish can be served with breads, onion salad 

Serve the kebabs with some breads, an onion salad and chili sauce for some extra kick. 

Tags: BBQ, Bison, Kebabs, Skewers

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