Spicy Tenderlion Skewers Recipe

Recipe by chef Dino Guingona
½ log (about 500grams) beef tenderloin, trimmed
9 strips bacon
1 teaspoon paprika
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon cayenne, or to taste salt and pepper, to taste
8 tablespoon olive oil
Cherry tomatoes
1 peach yellow, green, and red bell peppers, cubed
¼ large white onion, cubed

Spice Rub ingredients
3 cloves garlic, finely minced
2 tablespoons fresh herb
Combination: flat parsley, oregano, thyme, rosemary, very finely minced

Basting sauce ingredients
3 cloves garlic
2 teaspoons olive oil
5 teaspoons oyster sauce
3 teaspoons liquid seasoning
2 teaspoons hoisin sauce
5 teaspoons white sugar
6 calamansi
Pinch white pepper
2 teaspoons cornstarch, dissolved in ¼ cup water

  • Cut beef tenderloin into one inch cubes. Wrap each cube in bacon slices and secure tightly with toothpicks. Combine paprika, cumin, cayenne, salt, pepper and olive oil. Marinate bacon wrapped beef in mixture for at least four hours.
  • When ready to cook, combine spice rub misture and rub this on beef
  • Skewer bacon wrapped beef pieces alternately with tomatoes, peppers and onions.
  • Mix all basting sauce ingredients together.
  • Heat griller to medium and grill skewered beef until done, brushing constinuosly with basting sauce.
Spicy Tenderlion Skewers Recipe

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