Just close your eyes and let each bite of these passion fruit- and citrus-flavored grilled beef skewers transport you to the islands. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

Diabetic Living Magazine


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Instructions Checklist
  • For the marinade, in a medium bowl, whisk together passion fruit juice, 2 tablespoons of the scallions, the soy sauce, oil, ginger, cumin, coriander, and 1/2 teaspoon of the pepper; set aside.

  • For the drizzle, in a small bowl, whisk together lemon juice, lime juice, salt and the remaining 1/4 teaspoon pepper, whisking until salt is dissolved. Cover and chill until serving time.

  • Slice meat across the grain into thin slices. Place meat in a resealable plastic bag. Pour marinade over meat; seal bag, turning to coat meat. Place in a shallow dish. Cover and marinate in the refrigerator 1 to 2 hours.

  • Thread meat slices accordion-style onto twelve 12-inch skewers (see Tip), adding sweet peppers with meat. Lightly coat grill rack with cooking spray.

  • For a charcoal or gas grill, grill skewers on prepared rack of a covered grill directly over medium-high heat about 4 minutes or until meat is desired doneness, turning once halfway through grilling time. Transfer to a serving platter. Drizzle with the lemon-lime mixture. Sprinkle with the remaining 2 tablespoons scallions.


Tips: For easier cutting, freeze flank steak 30 to 60 minutes before slicing.

If using wooden skewers, soak in enough water to cover for 30 minutes; drain before using.

Nutrition Facts

146 calories; 5.9 g total fat; 1.7 g saturated fat; 47 mg cholesterol; 237 mg sodium. 416 mg potassium; 5.6 g carbohydrates; 1 g fiber; 3 g sugar; 17.3 g protein; 913 IU vitamin a iu; 80 mg vitamin c; 31 mcg folate; 31 mg calcium; 2 mg iron; 28 mg magnesium;