• Asian Beef Kebabs

    Nutrition Facts

    Serving Size ½ of recipe
    Calories 327
    Total Fat 16.5 g
    Saturated Fat 6 g
    Sodium 604 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 20 g
    Dietary Fiber 3 g
    Protein 24 g

    Servings and Times

    Servings 2
    Marinating time 30 minutes to overnight

    Ingredients and Preparation

    Ingredients Measures
    Top sirloin steak, cut into 1- to 2-inch cubes ½ pound
    Hoisin sauce ¼ cup
    Asian chili sauce 1 teaspoon
    Freshly ground black pepper ½ teaspoon
    Metal skewers, or wooden ones, soaked in water for at least 20 minutes 4
    Red bell pepper, cut into 1- to 2-inch squares 1
    Scallions, cut into 2-inch long strips 4
    1. Combine beef, hoisin sauce, chili sauce, and black pepper in a large resealable plastic bag. Marinate 30 minutes to overnight.
    2. Preheat broiler to high heat. (Alternatively, a grill may be used.) Thread skewers, alternating beef, bell pepper, and scallions.
    3. Broil skewers 5-7 minutes, or until desired degree of doneness is achieved.

    Exchanges3 lean meats; 1 starch; 1 fat

    Side Suggestions: Sesame ZucchiniHeat 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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