Citrus-Marinated Beef & Fruit Kabobs
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  • Makes 4 servings (1 beef skewer, 1 fruit skewer).
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Citrus-Marinated Beef Top Sirloin & Fruit Kabobs

This recipe combines fresh fruit and steak in a colorful, easy to eat kabob. This Beef. It's What's For Dinner. recipe is certified by the American Heart Association®.

Ingredients

  • 1 beef Top Sirloin Steak Center Cut, Boneless (about 1 pound)
  • 1 medium orange
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon smoked paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper (optional)
  • 4 cups cubed mango, watermelon, peaches and/or plums
Garnish
  • Chopped fresh cilantro leaves

Instructions

  1. Grate peel and squeeze 2 tablespoons juice from orange; reserve juice. Combine orange peel, cilantro, paprika and ground red pepper, if desired, in small bowl. Cut beef Steak into 1-1/4-inch pieces. Place beef and 2-1/2 tablespoons cilantro mixture in food-safe plastic bag; turn to coat. Place remaining cilantro mixture and fruit in separate food safe plastic bag; turn to coat. Close bags securely. Marinate beef and fruit in refrigerator 15 minutes to 2 hours.

  2. Soak eight 9-inch bamboo skewers in water 10 minutes; drain. Thread beef evenly onto four skewers leaving small space between pieces. Thread fruit onto remaining four separate skewers.

  3. Place kabobs on grid over medium, ash-covered coals. Grill beef kabobs, covered, 5 to 7 minutes (over medium heat on preheated gas grill 7 to 9 minutes) for medium rare (145?°F) to medium (160°F) doneness, turning occasionally. Grill fruit kabobs 5 to 7 minutes or until softened and beginning to brown, turning once.

  4. Drizzle reserved orange juice over fruit kabobs. Garnish with cilantro, if desired.

Nutrition Information

239 Calories; 5.7g Total Fat; 1.8g Saturated Fat; 2.5g Monounsaturated Fat; 69mg Cholesterol; 53mg Sodium; 22g Total carbohydrate; 28g Protein; 3.2mg Iron; 6.3mg Niacin; 0.7mg Vitamin B6; 109.7mg Choline; 3.2mcg Vitamin B12; 6.6mg Zinc; 30.1mcg Selenium; 3.4g Fiber.