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Sesame Beef Skewers

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


4 servings

A bottle of sesame-ginger dressing makes this amazing dish doable on a weeknight. You can broil the beef, too, but we live in the South where people grill pretty much all year long. My pineapple-y slaw and rice finish off the dinner. —Janice Elder, Charlotte, North Carolina
Sesame Beef Skewers Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 pound beef top sirloin steak, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 6 tablespoons sesame ginger salad dressing, divided
  • 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 cups chopped fresh pineapple
  • 2 medium apples, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon sweet chili sauce
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds, toasted


  1. In a bowl, toss beef with 3 tablespoons dressing and soy sauce; let stand 10 minutes. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine pineapple, apples, chili sauce, lime juice and pepper; toss to combine.
  2. Thread beef onto four metal or soaked wooden skewers; discard remaining marinade. Grill kabobs, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from heat until desired doneness, 7-9 minutes, turning occasionally; brush generously with remaining dressing during the last 3 minutes. Sprinkle with sesame seeds. Serve with pineapple mixture.

Nutrition Facts

1 kabob with 1 cup salad: 311 calories, 11g fat (3g saturated fat), 46mg cholesterol, 357mg sodium, 28g carbohydrate (21g sugars, 3g fiber), 25g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 starch, 1 fruit, 1/2 fat.

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