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Thai Lemongrass Beef Skewers

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 hour

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 skewer

  • Calories 100
  • Carbohydrate 1 g
  • Protein 14 g
  • Fat 4 g
  • Saturated Fat 1.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber 0 g
  • Cholesterol 40 mg
  • Sodium 75 mg

This Recipe Serves 12


12 bamboo skewers
2 teaspoons Splenda
2 tablespoons lower sodium soy sauce
1 teaspoon ground black pepper
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 stalks lemon grass, minced
2 pounds lean beef tenderloin, cut into 1 inch chunks
1 cup basil (Thai basil if you can find it), chopped
1 cup cilantro, chopped
2 limes, cut into 6 wedges each


  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.

MAKE IT GLUTEN-FREE: Verify that the ingredients that you are using are gluten-free and this recipe can be gluten-free.

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