Asian Beef Kebabs
En Español (Spanish Version)

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size½ of recipeCalories327Total Fat16.5 gSaturated Fat6 gSodium604 mgTotal Carbohydrate20 gDietary Fiber3 gProtein24 g
Servings and Times
Servings2Marinating time30 minutes to overnight
Ingredients and Preparation
IngredientsMeasuresTop sirloin steak, cut into 1- to 2-inch cubes½ poundHoisin sauce¼ cupAsian chili sauce1 teaspoonFreshly ground black pepper½ teaspoonMetal skewers, or wooden ones, soaked in water for at least 20 minutes4Red bell pepper, cut into 1- to 2-inch squares1Scallions, cut into 2-inch long strips4
  • Directions
  • Combine beef, hoisin sauce, chili sauce, and black pepper in a large resealable plastic bag. Marinate 30 minutes to overnight.
  • Preheat broiler to high heat. (Alternatively, a grill may be used.) Thread skewers, alternating beef, bell pepper, and scallions.
  • Broil skewers 5-7 minutes, or until desired degree of doneness is achieved.

  • Exchanges
    3 lean meats; 1 starch; 1 fat

    Side Suggestions: Sesame Zucchini
    Heat 2 teaspoons canola oil in a medium nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add 1 zucchini, sliced into 2-inch by ½-inch strips, and sauté 4 minutes. Add 1 minced garlic clove, 2 teaspoons reduced-sodium soy sauce, and 1 teaspoon hoisin sauce, and cook 1 minute. Sprinkle with ¼ teaspoon sesame seeds and serve. Nutrition Info (for ½ of recipe): 68 calories; 5 g carbohydrate; 2 g protein; 5 g fat (0.5 g sat); 1.5 g fiber; 223 mg sodium. Exchanges: 1 vegetable; 1 fat.

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