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Recipe: peking steak bites

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Peking steak bites serving suggestion

peking steak bites


  • 1 pound beef Top Sirloin or Top Round Steak boneless, cut 1 inch thick
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoons five spice powder
  • minced green onions
  • 3 tablespoons creamy peanut butter
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 3 tablespoons hoisin sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon chile garlic sauce
  • kosher salt
  • 8 Chinese steamed buns (baoa buns or gaw pao buns)


  1. Combine oil and five spice powder. Spread evenly onto surface of beef steak. Place steak on grid over medium, ash-covered coals. Grill, covered, 11 to 15 minutes (over medium heat on preheated gas grill, 13 to 16 minutes) for medium rare (145°F) to medium (160°F) doneness, turning occasionally.
  2. Meanwhile, combine Sauce ingredients in medium bowl, stirring until smooth; set aside. Steam buns according to package directions; keep warm.
  3. Carve steak into thin slices; season with salt, as desired. Spread 1 tablespoon Sauce inside each bun. Arrange beef on sauce; sprinkle with green onion, as desired. Close buns.


Nutrition information per serving: 231 calories; 9 g fat (2 g saturated fat; 3 g monounsaturated fat); 25 mg cholesterol; 198 mg sodium; 22 g carbohydrate; 1.0 g fiber; 16 g protein; 4.6 mg niacin; 0.3 mg vitamin B6; 0.7 mcg vitamin B12; 2.0 mg iron; 15.7 mcg selenium; 2.6 mg zinc; 53.8 mg choline.

This recipe is an excellent source of protein, niacin and selenium; and a good source of vitamin B6, vitamin B12, iron and zinc.