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Chili-Beef Skewers Recipe

Posted at August 22, 2011 | By : | Categories : Healthy Recipes,Main Dishes | 0 Comment

Ingredients

Seves 4 People

 

  • 8 wooden skewers
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro
  • 4 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • 3 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange zest
  • 1 teaspoon sriracha
  • 1 teaspoon fish sauce
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1 pound lean beef sirloin, cut into 1/8-inch strips
  • 1 each red, green and yellow bell peppers, cored, seeded and cut into 2 1/2-inch pieces (optional)
  • Vegetable oil cooking spray

Dipping Sauce

  • 1/2 cup lowfat mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon fish sauce

Preparation

Soak skewers in water for 30 minutes. Puree cilantro, garlic, soy sauce, orange zest, sriracha, fish sauce and sugar in a food processor. Transfer marinade to a resealable plastic bag; add beef. Seal bag, toss and set aside up to 30 minutes. Combine dipping-sauce ingredients in a bowl. Thread 4 pieces of pepper and 2 beef strips on each skewer, alternating beef and peppers. Coat grill rack with cooking spray; heat grill to high; cook until meat is no longer pink, about 3 minutes.

The Skinny

122 calories per serving (with bell peppers), 3.7 g fat (0.6 g saturated), 14 g carbs, 1.9 g fiber, 9.7 g protein

Reference: self.com/April 2008

http://www.self.com/fooddiet/recipes/2008/04/chili-beef-skewers

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