Thai Lemongrass Beef Skewers

Thai Lemongrass Beef Skewers
Summary

For another fun appetizer using this recipe, remove the cooked beef from the skewers and serve in lettuce cups with a dash of Thai-style hot sauce.

  • Prep time
    1 hr
  • Servings
    12 Servings
  • Serving size
    1 skewer
Appetizers Foodie Holidays & Entertaining Lunch Snacks Low Sodium Lower Carb Asian
Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

12 Servings

  • Serving Size
    1 skewer
  • Amount per serving Calories 100

  • Total Fat 4g
    • Saturated Fat 1.5g
  • Cholesterol 40mg
  • Sodium 75mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 1g
    • Dietary Fiber 0g
  • Protein 14g
Appetizers Foodie Holidays & Entertaining Lunch Snacks Low Sodium Lower Carb Asian
Ingredients

Ingredients

  • garlic (minced)
    2 clove
  • black pepper
    1 tsp
  • lean beef tenderloin (cut into 1-inch chunks)
    2 lbs
  • soy sauce (lower sodium)
    2 tbsp
  • lemongrass (minced)
    2 stalks
  • bamboo skewers
    12
  • Splenda
    2 tsp
  • basil ((Thai basil if you can find it), chopped)
    1 cup
  • cilantro (chopped)
    1 cup
  • lime (cut into 6 wedges each)
    2
Directions

Directions

  1. Soak bamboo skewers in warm water for at least 30 minutes.

  2. In a medium bowl, whisk the Splenda, soy sauce, pepper, garlic, and lemon grass. Add the beef to the marinade and marinate in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour (up to four hours).

  3. Prepare an indoor or outdoor grill.

  4. Remove beef from marinade and divide meat evenly onto each of the 12 skewers. Discard marinade.

  5. Grill the skewers for about 5 minutes per side.

  6. Garnish the skewers with basil, cilantro and a lime wedge.

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