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Beef Skewers with Dipping Sauce Coconut-Carrot Rice

Recipe selected from the eMeals Kid-Friendly Family Plan.


Beef Skewers with Dipping Sauce

Serves 4-6

Ingredients

  • ½ cup soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil (or use peanut oil)
  • 3 Tbsp fresh lime juice, divided
  • 1 Tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 Tbsp grated ginger
  • 1 Tbsp honey
  • 1 tsp curry powder
  • 1½ lb beef top sirloin (or use ¾ lb beef and ¾ lb chicken tenderloins)
  • ½ cup unsweetened coconut milk
  • ¼ cup creamy peanut butter
  • ½ tsp sugar

Instructions

  1. Combine soy sauce, oil, 1 Tbsp lime juice, garlic, ginger, honey, and curry in a bowl.
  2. Cut beef into ⅛-inch-thick, 2½-inch-long strips; add to marinade. Chill 1 hour.
  3. Thread beef onto metal skewers (or use soaked bamboo skewers) in a ribbon-like fashion. Cook in a greased grill pan over medium-high heat, in batches, 2 minutes per side or until done.
  4. Whisk together coconut milk, peanut butter, sugar, and 2 Tbsp lime juice in a saucepan; simmer 2 to 3 minutes; add 2 to 3 Tbsp water to thin sauce, if desired. Serve with skewers.

Note:

You can also broil the skewers 5 to 6 minutes or until done.

Coconut-Carrot Rice

Serves 4-6

Ingredients

  • 2 (8.8-oz) pouches microwavable long-grain rice (or use 8.5-oz pouches basmati rice)
  • 1 Tbsp coconut oil
  • ⅓ cup matchstick-cut carrots

Instructions

  1. Cook rice according to package directions.
  2. Melt oil in a large skillet over medium heat; add carrots. Sauté 2 to 3 minutes. Stir in rice. Cook 1 minute; season with salt and pepper to taste.

Note:

If your crew likes peas, stir in 1/2 cup, and sauté with the carrots.

Time

Clock
25mPrep
20mCook
45mTotal