Hoisin-Marinated Beef Skewers with Peanut Dipping Sauce

Hoisin-Marinated Beef Skewers with Peanut Dipping Sauce

Serves 4

Total Recipe Time:  20 to 25 minutes
Marinade Time:  30 minutes to 2 hours
 

Beef SkewersIngredients

1 pound beef top sirloin steak, cut 1 inch thick
4 tablespoons hoisin sauce, divided
1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
2 teaspoons fresh lime juice
1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper
1/4 cup water

Directions

1. Cut beef steak crosswise into 1/4-inch thick strips. Combine 2 tablespoons hoisin sauce and beef in medium bowl; toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate 30 minutes to 2 hours.
2. Meanwhile, combine remaining 2 tablespoons hoisin sauce, peanut butter, lime juice and crushed red pepper. Stir in water. Set aside.
3. Soak eight 10-inch bamboo skewers in water 10 minutes; drain. Thread beef, weaving back and forth, onto each skewer.
4. Place skewers on rack in broiler pan so surface of beef is 2 to 3 inches from heat. Broil 4 to 5 minutes for medium rare (145°F) to medium (160°F) doneness, turning once. Serve with peanut sauce.

Cook's Tip:  Appetizer Variation: Soak sixteen 6 to 10-inch skewers in water 10 minutes, drain. Thread beef, weaving back and forth, onto each skewer. Broil 2 to 3 inches from heat 3 to 4 minutes for medium rare (145°F) to medium (160°F) doneness, turning once. Makes 16 skewers

Nutrition information per serving, 1/4 of recipe: 276 calories; 143g fat (3 g saturated fat; 4 g monounsaturated fat); 69 mg cholesterol; 302 mg sodium; 10 g carbohydrate; 1.0 g fiber; 31 g protein; 9.9 mg niacin; 0.7 mg vitamin B6; 1.2 mcg vitamin B12; 1.9 mg iron; 34.0 mcg selenium; 5.3 mg zinc; 110 mg choline.

This recipe is an excellent source of protein, niacin, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, selenium, zinc and choline; and a good source of iron.

Nutrition information per serving, 1/16 of recipe: 69 calories; 3 g fat (1 g saturated fat; 1 g monounsaturated fat); 17 mg cholesterol; 76 mg sodium; 2 g carbohydrate; 0.3 g fiber; 8 g protein; 2.5 mg niacin; 0.2 mg vitamin B6; 0.3 mcg vitamin B12; 0.5 mg iron; 8.5 mcg selenium; 1.3 mg zinc; 27.5 mg choline.

This recipe is a good source of protein, niacin, vitamin B6 and selenium.

 

Recipe and photo courtesy of The Beef Checkoff
www.BeefItsWhatsForDinner.com

 

Last Updated Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 02:12 PM.