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Grilled Lemongrass Beef
Grilled Lemongrass Beef

Category: Main Dish | Serves: 8

(94 ratings)

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 253
Protein: 36 g
Carbs: 5 g
Fat: 9 g
Saturated Fat: 3 g
Sodium: 417 mg
Fiber: 0 g

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Lemon grass is a herb commonly used in Asian cooking. It's lemony flavor adds a nice touch to this spicy grilled beef dish.
2 lbs sirloin tip, cut in 1/8" thick slices
1/2 cup peeled fresh lemongrass, chopped
1/3 cup shallots, chopped
2 tablespoons Vietnamese fish sauce (otherwise known as "Nuoc mam" or "Nam pla")
1-1/2 tablespoons sugar
2 teaspoons canola oil
6 medium-sized garlic cloves, smashed
2 serrano chiles, seeded and chopped
Cooking spray
1 In a food processor, combine lemongrass, shallots, fish sauce, sugar, oil, salt, garlic and chiles. Process for 1 minute or until smooth.
2 In a small bowl, add beef and lemongrass mixture and stir to coat evenly. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and marinate in the refridgerator for about 2-3 hours.
3 Prepare grill. Remove beef from bowl and discard extra marinade. Coat the grill with low fat cooking spray then grill the beef on each side for about 1 minute or until desired doneness.

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