|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|
- 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.
- Remove steak and scallion pieces, and thread onto skewers.
- Prepare indoor or outdoor grill. Grill kebabs, turning occasionally, for about 10 minutes, or until steak reaches desired degree of doneness.
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
|Serving Size||½ of recipe|
|Saturated Fat||6 g|
|Dietary Fiber||1.5 g|
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