steak with ginger plum barbecue sauce
After a soak in a tenderizing marinade of plum sauce, ginger and lemon juice, Top Round Steak is grilled and served with stir-fried veggies and rice.
- 1 pound beef Top Round Steak, cut 3/4 inch thick (about 1 pound)
- 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
- 2 cups thinly sliced carrots
- 3 cups fresh pea pods, strings removed
- 1 clove garlic, minced
- Salt and black pepper
- 3 cups hot cooked jasmine rice, prepared without butter or salt
- Chopped fresh cilantro
- 1/2 cup prepared plum sauce
- 2 tablespoons minced fresh ginger
- 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
- 2 tablespoons soy sauce
- 2 tablespoons ketchup
- 1 tablespoon minced garlic
- 1 tablespoon brown sugar
- 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
- Combine marinade ingredients in small bowl. Place beef steak and 1/2 cup marinade in food-safe plastic bag; turn steak to coat. Close bag securely and marinate in refrigerator 6 hours or as long as overnight, turning occasionally. Cover and reserve remaining marinade in refrigerator.
- Remove steak from marinade; discard marinade. Place steak on grid over medium, ash-covered coals. Grill, covered, 10 to 11 minutes (over medium heat on prepared gas grill, times remain the same) for medium rare (145°F) doneness, turning occasionally and basting with some of the reserved marinade during last 2 to 3 minutes of grilling. (Do not overcook) Remove; keep warm.
- Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add carrots; stir-fry 5 minutes. Add pea pods and garlic; stir-fry 2 minutes.
- Carve steak into thin slices. Season with salt and black pepper, as desired. Place remaining marinade in small saucepan; heat until warm. Serve with steak, vegetables and rice. Garnish with cilantro, if desired.
Recipe and photo as seen in The Healthy Beef Cookbook, published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Nutrition information per serving: 496 calories; 9 g fat (2 g saturated fat; 4 g monounsaturated fat); 61 mg cholesterol; 531 mg sodium; 66 g carbohydrate; 6.2 g fiber; 36 g protein; 8.4 mg niacin; 0.8 mg vitamin B6; 1.5 mcg vitamin B12; 6.9 mg iron; 43.0 mcg selenium; 6.1 mg zinc.
This recipe is an excellent source of fiber, protein, niacin, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, iron, selenium and zinc.