Chef Martino

Season 2009 Episode 07.26.09

Veal Shish Kabobs with leek sauce and new potatoes

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45 minutes, plus marinatingSpecial instructions: You will need 8 wooden skewers and they should be soaked in water 30 minutes4 servingsGreat for summer time on the barbecue or grillFor the veal in this recipe, we use cubed milk fed veal heal, but you could many other veal cuts such as shoulder or loin.We used colourful vegetables to make this dish more attractive.Ingredients1 lb veal, cut into 1-inch cubes 454 g10 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil plus more for grilling¼ cup red wine vinegar 60ml5 garlic cloves, smashed and peeled4 leafy sprigs fresh thyme2 large eggs, room temperature1 medium leek (white and light green parts only), trimmedsalt, freshly groundblack pepper, freshly groundorange pepperyellow pepperred pepperred onionlarge tomato slice for garnishDirections- Marinate VealIn a large bowl, whisk together 7 tablespoons oil and vinegar; stir in garlic, thyme and generous amount of freshly ground pepper.Add veal and toss to coat.Marinate, covered and chilled, for 1 hour. - Leek SauceBring a medium saucepan of water to boil. Using a slotted spoon, lower the eggs into the water; simmer for 9 minutes.Transfer eggs to a bowl of ice water to stop cooking.Let cool for 2-3 minutes, then peel.Separate yolks from whites.Cut leek crosswise into 1/4 inch rounds; wash in a bowl of cold water, agitating, then lift out and pat dry.In a small skillet, combine leek, 2 tablespoons oil and 1/3 cup water; bring to a simmer and cook until leek is tender, about 5 minutes.Let cool completely, then transfer mixture to a blender.Add egg yolks, 2 tablespoons water, remaining tablespoon oil and generous pinch salt; purée until smooth (save egg whites for another use such a salad ).- Veal Shish Kebab Heat barbecue or grill to medium-high.Remove veal from marinade and thread onto skewers.Alternate with the different coloured peppers and red onion.Brush grill with oil.Cook, turning frequently, 10 minutes for medium-rare.Serve with a tomato slice and leek sauce.We made amoreless

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