Healthy Recipes

Sesame Beef Kebabs
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Servings: 2
Ingredients and Preparation
Ingredients Measures
Reduced-sodium soy sauce 2 tablespoons
Garlic clove, minced 1
Sesame oil 1 teaspoon
Ground ginger ¼ teaspoon
Sesame seeds 1 teaspoon
Freshly ground pepper to taste
Top sirloin steak, cut into 1-inch cubes ½ pound
Large scallions, dark green ends trimmed off and firm portion cut into 2-inch pieces 4
Metal skewers, or wooden ones soaked in water for at least 20 minutes 4


Directions
  1. In a medium bowl, whisk together soy sauce, garlic, oil, ginger, sesame seeds, and pepper. Combine marinade, steak, and scallions in a large plastic resealable bag, toss to coat, and marinate in the refrigerator 30 minutes to overnight.
  2. Remove steak and scallion pieces, and thread onto skewers.
  3. Prepare indoor or outdoor grill. Grill kebabs, turning occasionally, for about 10 minutes, or until steak reaches desired degree of doneness.

Exchanges
3 lean meats; 1 fat; 0.5 vegetable

Side Suggestions: Steamed Snow Peas
Fill a medium saucepan with 1 inch of water. Bring water to a boil, add snow peas, cover tightly, and steam for about 3 minutes, or until peas reach desired degree of tenderness. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and serve.

Side Suggestions: Brown Rice


Nutrition Facts
Serving Size ½ of recipe
Calories 275
Total Fat 17 g
Saturated Fat 6 g
Sodium 670 mg
Total Carbohydrate 6 g
Dietary Fiber 1.5 g
Protein 25 g
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