Healthy Recipes

Asian Beef Kebabs
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Servings: 2
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.

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.

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
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