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Asian Marinade Steak Skewers

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Get ready for a burst of Asian-inspired flavor with these Asian Marinade Steak Skewers. Marinated in a savory blend of soy sauce, and garlic, these steak skewers also known as grilled steak kabobs are perfect for grilling. Let’s dive into this delicious dish!

Asian Marinade Steak Skewers

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

  • Flavor Explosion: The delicious steak marinade infuses the grilled steak with a tantalizing blend of flavors.
  • Grill Perfection: Skewers make for even cooking and easy grilling, ideal for BBQs.
  • Simple and Delicious: This easy steak kabobs recipe requires few ingredients but full of taste, perfect for a quick dinner.

Recipe Ingredients

  • Beef Steak, Cut into Thick Strips: The main ingredient in the steak kabob recipe, gives the skewers their hearty and satisfying taste.
  • Soy Sauce: Adds a salty and umami flavor that makes the steak strips super tasty.
  • Swerve (Brown Sugar’s Substitute): Gives a sweet kick without the extra sugar, balancing the salty soy sauce.
  • Olive Oil: Helps keep everything moist and adds richness to the marinade.
  • Minced Garlic: Brings a punch of sharp, aromatic flavor that’s key in many Asian dishes.
  • Peanut Butter: Adds a creamy thickness and a nutty flavor to the marinade, making it stick to the steak better.
  • Fresh Lime Juice: Brightens up the flavors with a tangy zing, making the beef kabobs pop.
  • Wooden Skewers: The tools you use to hold the steak pieces together, ready for grilling.
The Best Asian Marinade Steak Skewers ingredients

How To Make Asian Marinade Steak Skewers?

Step One: Prepare The Steak Strips

Cut the steaks into thick strips. 

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Step Two: Add Marinade Ingredients To Steak

In a mixing bowl, combine the remaining ingredients and whisk together to prepare the beef kabob marinade.

Step Three: Coat And Place Marinade In Fridge

Add the steak cubes to the bowl, toss to coat, and marinate in the fridge for at least an hour. 

Step Four: Preheat The Grill

Preheat an indoor or outdoor grill and get the marinated meat pieces out of the fridge.

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Step Five: Grill Your Keto Steak Skewers

Thread the steak strips onto wooden skewers, and grill on both sides to cook evenly until done to your liking. 

Step Six: Serve Your Steak Skewers

You are now ready to serve your steak kabobs. For more variety add vegetables or eat with a delicious side salad.

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Cooking Tips

  • Steak Selection: Choose tender cuts like top sirloin steak or rib-eye steak for the juiciest skewers.
  • Olive Oil Choice: Use extra virgin olive oil for a richer taste in your marinade.
  • Make in Oven: For making kabobs in the oven, preheat it to a high broil setting and arrange the skewers on a baking tray. This method ensures your kabobs are cooked through with a desirable exterior char.
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Variations

  • Worcestershire Sauce: Enhances umami and depth of flavor, and can be mixed with soy sauce and olive oil in the marinade for a richer taste profile.
  • Cherry Tomatoes: Add a burst of sweetness and color, complementing the savory flavors when threaded onto the skewers with the marinated steak.

Storage & Reheating Instructions

  • In Fridge: Store Asian Marinade Steak Skewers in a sealed, airtight container in the fridge to maintain freshness and prevent cross-contamination.
  • In Freezer: For longer storage, freeze the skewers in a sealed freezer-safe bag, removing excess air to prevent freezer burn. Mark the container with the date for easy tracking.
  • Reheat: To reheat frozen skewers, thaw in the refrigerator overnight. Warm on a grill, pan, or oven until fully heated, ensuring a safe internal temperature. Alternatively, microwave in short intervals, turning for even heating.

What to Serve With This Recipe?

  • Garlic Parmesan Roasted Potatoes: Roast bite-sized potato cubes seasoned with garlic to serve with the savory steak skewers and add a satisfying crunch to the meal.
  • Asian Slaw: Serve your steak skewers with a vibrant Asian slaw with shredded cabbage, carrots, and bell peppers.
  • Caprese Salad: Create a classic Caprese salad with ripe tomatoes, fresh mozzarella cheese, and basil leaves. to complement the hearty steak skewers.
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FAQ’S

Are Asian Marinade Steak Kebabs Keto Friendly?

Yes, steak kebabs can be part of a ketogenic diet. Just be sure to choose a marinade that is low in sugar and carbohydrates. For example, a balsamic vinegar-based marinade would be a good choice.

You could also skip the marinade altogether and simply season the steak with salt, pepper, and other herbs and spices. The marinade in this recipe is Keto friendly and uses a sugar substitute.

Can You Air Fry Steak Kebabs?

When it comes to steak, there are a lot of different ways that you can cook it. One popular way is to skewer it and then grill or broil it. However, you could also air fry these kebabs.

To Air Fry this recipe simply preheat your air fryer to 400°F. Add the steak skewers to the air fryer and cook for 6-8 minutes, or until the steak is cooked to your liking.

Remove from the air fryer and serve with your favorite sides.

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Asian Marinade Steak Skewers

Yield: 6
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Savor the flavors of Asia with these steak skewers, marinated in a mix of soy sauce and garlic, then grilled to perfection.

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ lb. Good quality steak
  • 3 Tbsp. Soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. Swerve brown sugar substitute
  • ¼ C. Olive oil
  • 2 tsp. Minced garlic
  • 2 Tbsp. Low carb natural peanut butter
  • Squeeze of fresh lime juice
  • Wooden skewers

Instructions

  1. Cut the steaks into thick strips. 
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine the remaining ingredients and whisk together to prepare the beef kabob marinade.
  3. Add the steak cubes to the bowl, toss to coat, and marinate in the fridge for at least an hour. 
  4. Preheat an indoor or outdoor grill and get the marinated meat pieces out of the fridge.
  5. Thread the steak strips onto wooden skewers, and grill on both sides to cook evenly until done to your liking. 
  6. You are now ready to serve your steak kabobs. For more variety add vegetables or eat with a delicious side salad.

Notes

  • Steak Selection: Choose tender cuts like top sirloin steak or rib-eye steak for the juiciest skewers.
  • Olive Oil Choice: Use extra virgin olive oil for a richer taste in your marinade.
  • Make in Oven: For making kabobs in the oven, preheat it to a high broil setting and arrange the skewers on a baking tray. This method ensures your kabobs are cooked through with a desirable exterior char.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 443Total Fat: 33gSaturated Fat: 10gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 19gCholesterol: 110mgSodium: 519mgCarbohydrates: 4gFiber: 1gSugar: 2gProtein: 32g

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