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Sublime Lime Beef

It’s fun to watch the happy reactions of others when they try my lime beef kabobs for the first time. They're so good it's hard not to smile. —Diep Nguyen, Hanford, California
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings


  • 1/3 cup lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 beef top sirloin steak (1 inch thick and 1 pound)
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons pepper
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted dry roasted peanuts, chopped
  • 3 cups hot cooked brown rice


  • In a small bowl, mix lime juice, sugar and garlic until blended; set aside. Cut steak into 2x1x3/4-in. pieces; toss with pepper and salt. Thread beef onto four metal or soaked wooden skewers.
  • Grill kabobs, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from heat 2-4 minutes on each side or until beef reaches desired doneness. Add peanuts to sauce; serve with kabobs and rice.
Nutrition Facts
1 kabob with 3/4 cup rice and 1 tablespoon sauce: 352 calories, 8g fat (2g saturated fat), 46mg cholesterol, 502mg sodium, 39g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 3g fiber), 29g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2-1/2 starch.

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