shish kebab

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shish ke·bab

also shish ke·bob or shish ka·bob  (shĭsh′ kə-bŏb′)
A dish consisting of pieces of seasoned meat and sometimes vegetables roasted on skewers and served with condiments.

[Armenian šiš kyabab, from Turkish şiş kebabı : şiş, skewer (from earlier şış, from Old Turkic sı⋮ş) + kebabı, qualified (possessed) form of kebap, meat roasted over coals (from Arabic kabāb, cooked meat in small pieces, possibly from Aramaic kabbābā, burning, charring, from kabbeb, to char, roast, probably from Akkadian kabābu, to burn; see kbb in Semitic roots).]

shish kebab

(ˈʃiːʃ kəˈbæb)
(Cookery) a dish consisting of small pieces of meat and vegetables threaded onto skewers and grilled
[from Turkish şiş kebab, from şiş skewer; see kebab]

shish ke•bab

(ˈʃɪʃ kəˌbɒb)
small cubes of meat, esp. lamb, usu. marinated and broiled, often with vegetables, on a skewer.
[1910–15; < Turkish şişkebabI=şiş spit (compare shashlik) + kebap roast meat (compare kabob) + -I 3d singular possessive suffix]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shish kebab - cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetablesshish kebab - cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables
dish - a particular item of prepared food; "she prepared a special dish for dinner"
souvlaki, souvlakia - made of lamb
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It is written that Christopher Columbus was fond of Portuguese espetadas, a beef shish kebab marinated in wine and roasted on an open fire.
What made my evening though was their Arabic Mixed Grill (Dh100) comprising lamb chops, shish tawook, shish kebab and real juicy lamb koftas served with hummus, traditional Arabic pickles, French fries and warm Arabic breads.
Set in the early 1900's, the story shows how people dressed in colorful costumes, paraded through villages, visited with friends and neighbors, and shared elaborate dishes such as pilaf, shish kebab, cheoreg, and paklavah.
Only the Valley Garden starter disappointed with the chicken tikka a little dry and the shish kebab lacking an appealing texture.
Highlight of the evening was the shish kebab, comprising large slim pieces of pink and wonderfully cooked marinated meat - a lamb lover's delight.
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There were at least nine men beating the shish kebab out of one another, the only witnesses to this spectacle, apart from myself, were the two couples who were indulging in group sex in the smokers' gazebo opposite.
A small selection of lamb shish kebab, prawns, Cajun-spiced spare ribs and Thai-marinated salmon steaks were provide for a taste-test too.
Indian Summer can give you the Indian taste you yearn and not just any random Indian food but the most savored sand popular Indian cuisines like paneer tikka, mutton shish kebab, chicken tikka and the most delicious and famous Indian dish Peshawari rn, that too with the use of real Indian spices to make your meal true Indian, he underlined.
Tyers told him that he had money, before he and a friend ordered two lamb bhunas along with pilau rice, nn bread, drinks, a chapati and a shish kebab.
Tyers assured the owner he had the cash to pay, before he and a friend ordered two lamb bhunas plus pilau rice, naan bread, drinks, a chapati and a shish kebab.
You can fry them up like popcorn, or spear them on a stick and roast them like a shish kebab.