Dessert Delight

Dessert Delight

Five Spice Beef Kabobs (low carb)

Five Spice Beef Kabobs serve with fresh carrot ribbons- use a vegetable peeler to make thin ribbons, then toss with a squeeze of lime juice and lightly sprinkle with five spice powder.

Per serving 213 cal, 8 g fat and 5 g carbs

1 pound beef flank steak or boneless beef sirloin steak
2 tablespoons reduced sodium soy sauce
1 to 1 1/2  teaspoon Chinese five spice powder
1 6 ounce carton plain creek yogurt
2 small limes
fresh mint leaves

Thinly slice steak across the grain if necessary, flatten slices with the palm of your hand or a meat mallet until 1/4 inch thick. In a medium bowl, combine beef, soy sauce, and five spice powder, toss to coat beef. Thread beef onto skewers. (if using wooden skewers, soak in water for about 4 hrs).

For a charcoal or gas grill, grill skewers on the rack of a covered grill directly over medium heat for 4 to 6 minutes or until desireed doneness, turning once halfway through grilling time.

Meanwhile, in a small bowl combine yogurt and the 1 tablespoon snipped mint.  From one of the limes, finely shred 1 teaspoon of lime peel and juice of lime add to yogurt mixture and a dash of salt.. Cut the remaining limes into wedges.

Serve skewers with yogurt mixture and lime wedges.  Top with additional fresh mint.

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