Some Tasty Summertime Skewers

June 12 2009

Here's a great summertime recipe for all you meat lovers out there! ;)

Chili-Beef Skewers


8 wooden skewers
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro
  • 4 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • 3 tbsp low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tsp grated orange zest
  • 1 tsp sriracha
  • 1 tsp fish sauce
  • 1 tsp brown sugar
  • 1 lb 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 tbsp chopped fresh basil
  • 1 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 1 tsp fish sauce


Soak skewers 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.

Article by (Train Online)  |  June 12 2009

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