Anticuchos is a common street food in Columbia. The heart is a muscle and has a texture similar to other muscles though has a richness unlike other meats.
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Marinade time: 2 hours to overnight
Grilling time: 10 – 15 minutes
Covered Dish or Ziploc baggie for marinating
Olive oil – ¼ cup
California Chili, powdered – 2 teaspoons of the chili
Garlic – 1 teaspoon finely minced
Red Wine Vinegar – 2 tablespoons
Oregano – 1 teaspoon dried
Cumin, powdered –½ teaspoon
Salt – 1 teaspoon
Cube the heart uniformly into ¾” or 1” pieces. Prepare the marinade mix and place the cubed heart into the mix. Coat all the pieces well and let sit in a refrigerated environment for 2 hours to overnight.
Soak wooden skewers in water while the heart is marinating.
After marinating, skewer the heart pieces. Grill the skewered heart over medium heat coals for 10 – 15 minutes. Serve hot off the grill.